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 Best Type of Shredding Service for You

The last thing you want to do with your personally-identifiable information is to spread it around with strangers, but that’s exactly what you may be doing on a daily basis. While we keep logins and passwords hidden from others, the sensitive information that are protected behind these credentials lay...

6 Techniques to Protect Employees From Identity Theft

More often than not, when you picture an identity thief with unauthorized access to your personal information, you imagine a masked criminal sitting in a dark room with a dimly lit computer screen. While Hollywood and even the news illustrates a caricature of what an identity thief, this interpretation...

Fraud, ID Theft, and Security Breach Protection [Video]

  Fraud and identity theft dominate the headlines of news and social media, and with good reason. Learn how to protect your assets and identity with helpful tips and statistics that you can apply right away.   Video Transcription Fraud, ID Theft, and Security Breach Protection Fighting Fraud with...

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

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...

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...