Shredding for College students

Shredding for College Students

As the fall semester approaches, and students head off to college, it’s important to make sure that you’re protecting your sensitive information. Whether you’re heading off to university for the first time, or the last time, there’s going to be a lot of sensitive paperwork. It’s easy to get...
storage size matters

Printer Storage Size Matters

According to the U.S. Census, it’s estimated that at least 92% of households have at least one computer. We all know that computers have hard drives, and hard drives need to be properly destroyed when they’ve outlived their usefulness. But what about the auxiliary devices like printers, scanners, and fax machines?...
Shredding for Lawyers

Lawyers on Shredding

When it comes to shredding sensitive documents, you can’t be too careful these days. Many industries have strict regulations mandating how the destruction of documents should be handled. Surprisingly, there aren’t many federal rules or regulations when it comes to lawyers and the destruction of legal documents.  Since so...
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....