Data Breaches NYC

Increased Risk of Data Breaches in New York

It’s no secret that New York data breaches are on the rise. Major metropolitan areas are increasingly becoming targets for cybercriminals. The sheer volume of data circulating through various organizations makes large cities appealing to criminal at large. It’s true that data breaches affect people from all walks of...
Hard DrIve FAQ

Hard Drive FAQ

Here at Shred Nations, we get all sorts of pressing questions regarding hard drives. While we may be experts in making sure your hard drive is properly destroyed, we also know a thing or two about the hardware itself. We thought this was a good opportunity to go over...
Where to dispose of hard drives

Where to Dispose of Hard Drives

When it comes to disposing of old computers, figuring out where to securely dispose of the hard drives should be your first concern. It can be tempting to look for options that don’t cost anything, but this can put you at risk. The hard drives in these old machines...
hard drive shredding

How Long Do Hard Drives Last?

Unfortunately, every hard drive will fail at some point. On average, hard drives tend to last from 3 to 5 years. Luckily, there are ways to extend the life of your hard drives and get lots of use out of them. First, let’s discuss what a hard drive is....
shredding for seniors

Shredding For Seniors

The need for shredding sensitive documents is important for everyone, regardless of age. As cases of identity theft continue to rise, it’s important to protect the most vulnerable members of our communities. It’s for this simple reason that we’ve created this handy resource regarding shredding for seniors. Senior citizens...
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Chromebook Expiration & Disposal

It’s no secret that affordable laptops have become extremely popular in the past few years. In fact, some of the most popular devices out there right now aren’t even PC or Mac. The latest laptops gaining popularity around the world are running a different operating system altogether, known as...
Spring cleaning

Spring Cleaning & Secure Shredding Options

Now that spring is officially here, it’s time to start thinking about spring cleaning. After yet another long winter cooped up and social distancing, it’s time to emerge from our homes and get rid of all that clutter we’ve accumulated. However, getting rid of some items isn’t as simple...