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.

The Increasing Threat of Identity Theft

Every year, the threat of identity theft continues to grow. With advancements in technology come undiscovered vulnerabilities that could allow fraudsters to get their hands on your personal information. Unfortunately, identity thieves can use as little information as your full name and home address to start abusing your identity...

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 from anyone. Unfortunately, this is a crime that is not going to stop anytime soon. The real question is how to combat this issue and protect yourself from...

How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

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

What do I do if my identity was stolen?

If you notice some strange activity on any of your accounts, the first thing you should do is notify one of the credit reporting agencies’ fraud alert departments and place a fraud alert on your credit report. This prevents identity thieves from opening accounts in your name. In order...

How to Avoid Corporate Espionage

Businesses have such large quantities of important documents that can easily be leaked or stolen that corporate espionage has become a crime that all businesses must watch out for. Data isn’t only being hacked through computers, but physical documents are also being taken. Although you can lock up documents...

Identity Theft Repercussions

The only person who truly cares about protecting your identity, is you.  No one else can or will take the precautions necessary to prevent you from identity theft, and it is crucial that you make sure you are doing everything that you can in order to keep yourself from...

Do You Like Your Identity?

When you think about your identity, what do you think of?  Probably not how easy it is for someone else to get their hands on right?  Not only is identity theft prevalent, but it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.  It’s actually quite the opposite.  As our technology increases, so...

ID Theft Facts

I’m pretty sure that everybody knows what identity theft is and how bad it can really affect a person, but I’m not sure that everyone knows just how often identity theft occurs, and to the extent the damage can actually cause a person.  If you aren’t doing everything in...

Top Forms of Identity Theft

Identity theft can strike anyone, at anytime.  This is why we take such huge precautions in order to protect ourselves.  Anyone who has had their identity stolen has seen just how horrible it can be.  Not only do you have to worry about finding who did it, and getting...