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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Information storage has made a major shift over the last decade and while paper records are still prevalent, many businesses have made the switch to digital archiving and record keeping. There are many benefits, including saved storage space, ability to access records anywhere, and less paper waste. However, most businesses don’t consider what to do…

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Do you know the average cost of a data breach in 2018? If your business manages any type of proprietary information, whether paper or digital, you should. Every year the Ponemon Institute releases their “Cost of a Data Breach Study” where they analyze the lasting cost and impact of information security breaches. According to the…

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Technology is an amazing thing, and for businesses, it can also be a dangerous one. With the rapid advancements in technology that we have seen in the last decade, it’s no surprise that the lifetime for consumer and business-based electronic devices is shortening. Items that used to be out of date after four or five…

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If you’re like most companies, you are preparing to close out the year in December, and it’s time to start thinking about your end of year file archiving process or possibly even a file-purging project. If this is your first time completing this annual task, or even if you’re a seasoned veteran, it’s always nice…

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With all of the important data businesses manage every single day, it should come as no surprise that information security is a common priority. Whether your company deals with patient information, payment processing, employment records, or other regulated data, developing an information strategy capable of protecting the confidential information of your patients and clients on…

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In a time where “green practices” have the spotlight and buzz words like climate change and recycling can be heard all over, its important to take a moment to focus on the reality of our global environmental state. With the footprint of landfills growing and the amount of consumable goods seeming to multiply everyday it…

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On Saturday October 17th we hosted a community shred day in partnership with WAGT- NBC Augusta at Television Park. On-site, along with our staff, we had 2 shred trucks and a collection area for electronic waste. The event saw over 250 local visitors in just 3 hours who brought in tons of paper waste to be shredded…

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  It seems like every week we hear about another data breach or learn that a previously discovered breach went much further than we had first suspected. In the age where information acquisition holds a high value for hackers and thieves, more so than physical goods, it’s important to know the risks we face, and…

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