Document, Hard Drive & Media Destruction for IT Professionals

Information Security is More Than Firewalls. 

As an IT professional, you are often seen as the nerve-center of your organization. From network architecture and management to application development and deployment, you are responsible for keeping intruders out and confidential information in.

While the bulk of your security responsibilities may deal with firewalls and security infrastructure, you have a unique opportunity to further your organizations’ information safety in off-site environments as well.

Take your organization’s information security to the next level with our hard drive and media destruction services, paper shredding and recycling, and our helpful privacy policies and protocols – all designed to keep your organization’s confidential information confidential.

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Protecting your confidential information isn’t just good business, it’s the law!

Most businesses that work with private and confidential information are heavily regulated and governed. And laws designed to protect identities, financial data, and personal privacy come with strict rules – and strong fines for violating them. We can help you stay compliant.

In addition to your industry regulations governing information privacy, here are a few of the key information security laws that also apply.

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards

Aims to enhance security for consumers by setting guidelines for any company that accepts, stores, processes, or transmits credit card information. The act focuses on improving payment security throughout the transaction process created by the major payment card brands.

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

Governs how private sector organizations collect, use, and disclose personal information. The act requires organizations to adopt secure physical destruction of personal information to safeguard against any loss, theft, or unauthorized access.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Applies to all companies that handle the personal data of EU residents, including companies that are established outside the EU if they offer goods or services to EU residents or monitor their behaviour.

Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards

Aims to enhance security for consumers by setting guidelines for any company that accepts, stores, processes, or transmits credit card information. The act focuses on improving payment security throughout the transaction process created by the major payment card brands.

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

Governs how private sector organizations collect, use, and disclose personal information. The act requires organizations to adopt secure physical destruction of personal information to safeguard against any loss, theft, or unauthorized access.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Applies to all companies that handle the personal data of EU residents, including companies that are established outside the EU if they offer goods or services to EU residents or monitor their behaviour.

Learn to Recognize the Risks.

As an Information Technology professional, it’s safe to assume that most electronic material you or your employees handle contain some form of confidential and sensitive information.

If you create, collect, or dispose of these types of electronic media, you and your organization could be at-risk for an information breach.

  • Old Computer Hard Drives
  • Retired Server Hard Drives
  • Smartphone Memory
  • Obsolete External Hard Drives
  • USB Keys and Flash Drives
  • Photocopier and Network Printer Hard Drives

Why Choose Shred-it as Your Go-to Paper Shredding Service?

Shred-it protects organizations' information for their people, customers and brands. With 30 years of experience, our primary focus on document confidentiality security helps ensure your confidential information remains confidential. We offer paper, hard drive, and specialty scheduled shredding services.

Service Reliability

With the largest shredding fleet and the largest service footprint in North America, we are where you are. 

Security Expertise

With the most NAID AAA certified mobile/on-site and plant-based facilities, we keep your information safe. 

Customer Experience

With the highest customer satisfaction among all vendors, we are 100% committed to your protection and satisfaction.

Don’t Leave Physical Data Vulnerable to Potential Breaches

90%

OF SMALL BUSINESS LEADERS 

surveyed indicate that it has never been harder to keep their company’s sensitive data and information safe

Only 27%

 OF SMALL BUSINESS LEADERS

surveyed said they collect and destroy sensitive materials when no longer needed1

1. Stericycle, Shred-it Data Protection Report, 2022.


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The 2022 Data Protection Report reveals critical insights on the challenges small business leaders face and recommendations to improve data security practices.