Tuesday, October 15, 2019 5:31 pm, Posted by Absolute Destruction
It’s a scary time to be a business. The news is filled with stories of some of the world’s largest corporations and ever prominent political parties getting targeted by hackers. The financial damage that results after a hack can be devastating, and it may be impossible for a company to regain its reputation.
While non-digital security breaches are distinct from cyber crime, they can also have a catastrophic effect on a company’s finances and reputation. Deciding to protect your company with data destruction services is an important part of ensuring your company is hermetically sealed against any type of data breach.
Read on to learn more about what kind of threats your business faces, and how Absolute Destruction can protect your company.
Commercial Paper Shredding Services
All businesses produce a paper trail containing sensitive information that they would never want to fall into the hands of a rival or identity thief. These papers could be as simple as banking information or tax forms. If an identity thief gained this information, it could help them in a phishing scam that could be used to drain your account.
Perhaps you have old contracts lying around containing sensitive, proprietary information that would give your rivals insights into your company that could undermine the future of your business. Any such information should either be carefully stored because it’s an essential part of your records, or it should be destroyed.
If you’re looking for the best Toronto, Hamilton or London document shredding company that can handle all your commercial needs, Absolute Destruction is there for you. We have decades of experience in the information security industry, and we make protecting your business easy.
Our mobile shredding truck can come right to your office, and shred your sensitive documents from your own premises. For larger volumes of shredding, our truck can come to your office and securely pick up the documents to be shredded. You’ll never have to worry about hauling so much paper yourself.
Many offices nowadays are paper-free, and even the ones that don't still have many electronic devices potentially storing reams of sensitive data. If you find an old electronic device lying around, how do you know that it contains no proprietary information on it?
Are you really going to do a full check to see it’s completely free of sensitive data? And even if you tried to, how do you know you didn’t miss a file here or there? The safest thing to do is have it professionally shredded.
Naturally, when you think of electronic devices which might be storing sensitive information you first think of old computers or cell phones, but there are many other kinds that need to be destroyed, such as USB/flash drives, hard drives, and even photocopier and printer memory cards.
Absolute Destruction doesn’t just throw out these electronics; we pulverize the microchips to the point where the data on the device cannot possibly be retrieved. Only then is there no chance for a security breach.
Shredding Beyond Electronics
Sometimes, data isn’t stored on paper or on electronic devices — you can block business security breaches at the source by destroying access & ID cards as well as other substances in our specialty destruction services.
Sometimes your business may be storing sensitive data in unorthodox places, which might include packaging materials, X-rays, dental moulds, or somewhere else. It doesn’t matter what form it takes, Absolute Destruction can eliminate all your sensitive data!
Running a business now doesn’t have to be scary, just make sure to manage your risks and shred any sensitive information before it falls into the wrong hands. If you’re proactive and do your due diligence, you won’t have anything to worry about.