About Chad Perlmutter

Chad Perlmutter is the Digital Marketing Manager for Shred Nations. After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a B.S. in Marketing and B.S. in Advertising, Chad has spent the better part of 10 years marketing products, creating content, and mastering content-driven SEO.

Entries by Chad Perlmutter

Retention and Destruction of Health Information

May 14, 2015  |  by With the changes in legislation for retaining and destroying of medical records, it’s become an important task to ensure that your practice has a plan in place, and that your employees understand what to do with and how to store this very private information. As the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) mentions in their […]

Why Do I Need a Certificate of Destruction?

May 13, 2015  |  by Choosing a company to shred your documents shouldn’t be a blind leap of faith.  There’s a lot at risk when you think about what’s in those files.  There are several important things to consider when you need to shred critical company records or any files that might contain personally identifiable information. The costs of a data breach […]

Consequences of Shredding Important Documents by Mistake

May 05, 2015  |  by Shredding piles upon piles of documents for your business isn’t only time consuming.  There are a lot of inherent risks involved with letting your ‘to be shredded’ pile build up. One of the biggest mistakes that could happen is the accidental shredding of documents that need to be retained, or weren’t supposed to be shredded […]

What Are the Costs of Data Breaches for Your Business?

 |  by Data breaches seem to be commonplace these days.  It seems like every other week another large company has to confirm that their system has been compromised and thousands of people have had their personal information leaked to someone who can-and probably will-use it against them. Although businesses have always been focused on security and protecting […]

Why Electronic Media Destruction is Critical

Apr 28, 2015  |  by Improper disposal of electronic media has caused headaches for businesses and individuals for decades.  Digital information is one of the highest value assets, and is the most commonly targeted data in any security breach. Personal information on employees and customers along with critical operational and financial documents can bring significant returns to a hacker or […]

Defining and Protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

Apr 23, 2015  |  by The concern with identity theft and the protection of personal information is always growing. Companies are collecting more and more detailed information on their customers, clients, and employees—and hackers are finding easier and easier ways to get that information from them. How much information can someone find out about you? It’s a great question. If […]

Pros and Cons of Shredding Internally

Apr 14, 2015  |  by There’s a lot of options that you can choose when you need to figure out the most effective way to shred your company’s documents.  Most companies start with the reliable first option- a reputable, diligent employee and a $30.00 shredder from your local electronics store. You can even invest in the better in-house shredders to […]

Fun Ways to Use Shredded Paper

Feb 23, 2015  |  by Making sure that your secure documents are destroyed is extremely important.  What should you do with your shredded paper though?  Although there is always the option to recycle everything, can’t that paper be used to do something fun??  Here are a few ideas that will help you put that shredded paperwork into something creative as […]

California Shredding Laws

Jan 12, 2015  |  by As we all know by now, there are paper shredding laws put in place in order to protect our secure information.  There are federal laws put into place, but each state also has their own laws and regulations to make sure that people’s information is destroyed appropriately.  If you are unaware of the paper shredding […]

Incinerating vs Shredding

Jan 02, 2015  |  by When you have even just a box or two of paperwork that you need to destroy in order to protect yourself, you have a few different options on how to handle this destruction. The most popular way to destroy your paperwork is to have it shredded.  Another way that you can destroy your paperwork is […]