Have you ever considered the disposal practices of your business? Where does all your paper go? Are you tossing it or recycling it? If you’re just tossing documents in the trash, do you know who is picking up your garbage and where it goes when it leaves your facility? It’s something to think about, especially…

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When you’re shopping for vendors, most will talk about their credentials and certifications, their processes and procedures, and why a few extra acronyms or letters attached to the end of a business designation make them the most qualified choice. What many will not explain to you is the inner workings of those certifications and why…

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We talk a lot about the “end of life” protection of information and data, from our NAID AAA Certified document destruction process, to our secure e-solutions, you know that Augusta Data Storage is a partner you can trust when it comes to protecting your information during destruction. What about the data you access every day? When your information and data is…

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Managing information security is an on-going process that requires education and understanding from each member of your organization, from upper management all the way down to your part-time employees, and even interns.   From managing personal records via the computer to maintaining paper files, understanding the risks and working every day to prevent accidental breaches…

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As most of our customers know, we are proud to be a NAID AAA certified operation for on-site and mobile document destruction, as well as hard-drive destruction. But, did you know that our organization works year-round to ensure that we maintain the strict requirements of this certification as we work to improve and streamline our…

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It’s no secret that information security and privacy practices are front of mind for most businesses and consumers these days. Whether your records are digital or hard copy, ensuring that they are protected throughout their useful life should always be top of mind. However, best practices for information security shouldn’t be thrown out the door…

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Data breach threats continue to rise, what are you doing to protect your information? Information security continues to grow in complexity. It’s not just about protecting your paper records, or your active files online, it also means taking precautions when it comes to how you archive information physically and digitally, and what processes you have…

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Many Augusta area businesses find themselves in need of secure destruction solutions, at least every once in a while, and they often are left wondering, which is right for them? Annual purge projects or regularly scheduled shredding? The shortest and easiest answer to this question is “both.” That might seem like overkill, but when you…

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Ever wonder what happens to your documents after you place them into your secure shred bins from Augusta Data Storage?  Here is a behind the scenes look at our shredding process and where your paper goes when it leaves your office!     Our customers have the convenience of scheduling shred pick-ups on a customized schedule,…

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