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January 24, 2017
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Everyone knows that ‘information is power’... but confidential information is also a huge security risk if it gets into the wrong hands.
To keep the workplace secure, experts recommend out-sourcing paper shredding services and other information destruction.
While statistics show that office workers still use over 10,000 sheets of paper every year, that doesn't even account for the thousands of digitized document on their computer hard drives. It’s critical that companies secure confidential information in both forms - and from creation to destruction.
While in-house shredding is an option, companies in an earlier Ponemon study claim it’s more efficient to hire an outside company to conduct the destruction process. Office shredders are typically strip shredders, and strips can be reassembled. The shredding task itself is time-consuming – staples and clips must be removed before paper is fed into the machine by hand. In-house document shredding cost must also include the potential increase in internal fraud risk. According to a 2015 study from Intel Security, employees accounted for 43% of data loss, half of which was accidental.
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