How much do you know about identity theft? We have developed this section to help define and explain identity theft in detail from an individual and business perspective.

Let us shed some light on what happens when identity theft occurs, some of the different types of information that identity thieves are looking for, and how companies use secure shredding and proper document management plans to protect their employees and their customers.

Personal Identifying Information

What Is PII and Why Is Protecting It Important?

PII, or personal identifiable information, includes any type of data that can be traced back to a specific individual. This can include location data, contact information, or identification info such as a name or social security number. Keeping PII private is important to ensure the integrity of your identity....
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Is the Threat of Identity Theft Increasing?

Every year, the threat of identity theft continues to grow. With advancements in technology come undiscovered vulnerabilities that allow fraudsters to get their hands on your personal information and new theft tactics are employed as they are created. Unfortunately, identity thieves can use as little information as your full...

Fight Identity Theft: Shredding vs. Scanning

Identity theft is a huge problem for individuals and businesses alike. Nothing is off limits to thieves who will steal information and use it to create fake identities or sell it to make a profit. Unfortunately, private information remains highly valuable in the criminal world and we can’t expect...

How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

Updated November 2017 The threat of identity theft is one that continues to become more prominent. Yet most people do not protect themselves against identity theft as adequately as they could. Here we go through some annual identity theft statistics, as well as some precautions that should be taken...