The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is in the process of notifying 1,800 people that their personal information was breached. The problem occurred when personal information was put into a recycling bin instead of shredded. The records were discovered at the recycling center. [press release]
It is a good thing to recycle, but don’t forget to shred it first. Want to make it more secure and easier? Hire a shredding service.