OLD COMPUTERS AND CELL PHONES …A TICKING TIME BOMB

The Greatest Security Threat to Your Business With their elephantine memories hundreds of millions of old computers and cell phones are gathering dust in unprotected closets and warehouses. They contain a treasure-trove of information about you and your business represented by every piece of information that has been entered...
Clean Desk

Clean Desk Policy

Having a clean desk policy is becoming more and more common these days. Now that many businesses are bringing employees back to the office, many of them are re-evaluating their IT & security policies. Instituting a clean desk policy is controversial in some circles, but it also clearly has...
The Rise of E-waste Blog

The Rise of E-Waste

Each year the amount of e-waste our society produces continues to grow. Conversely, the ways in which we dispose of our e-waste needs to rise to meet that challenge. Once a machine has served its purpose, like most things, it’s designed to be disposed of. That doesn’t necessarily mean...
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Managing Remote Teams — What Changes?

While the working landscape continues to evolve, business managers have become increasingly more responsible for their workforce. There has been a substantial growth in the number of remote workers along with the rise of remote teams. In fact, prior to the pandemic, 17% of US employees worked from home...
Secure Hard Drive Destruction with Expert Commentary

The Importance of Secure Hard Drive Destruction

In 2021, secure hard drive destruction and disposal may be more important than it’s ever been. The world we live in is becoming increasingly more technologically dependent. There’s hardly a single business that doesn’t rely on computers for some aspect of their day to day operations. Especially during the...
Identity theft on shredded paper

The Real-Life Consequences of Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the most common forms of cybercrime taking hold across the nation today. In fact, a recent study by the FTC estimates a 113% increase in identity theft since 2019. Rising unemployment rates due to the pandemic have only been adding fuel to the fire....
Burning old paper

Burning Paper Documents is a Bad Idea (Video)

At Shred Nations, a question we’re frequently asked about is the practice of burning paper documents at home. This act is not only extremely unsafe, and in most cases illegal, it also poses serious environmental risks. In an effort to reduce these dangerous practices, we’ve spoken to Chuck Altvater from...
Covid-19

Hard Drive Destruction During Covid-19

Shred Nations offers the most effective hard drive destruction and hard disk shredding services currently available. We make sure that our electronics disposal partners meet or exceed the highest industry standards for security. Whether you’re interested in onsite hard drive destruction services or offsite, Shred Nations has solutions to meet...