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  • Shred-it Shatters Second Guinness World Record for Most Paper Collected in 24 Hours

    Posted: August 29, 2013

    Shred-it officially set its second Guinness World Record during the annual SDCCU Super Shred Event on July 20, 2013, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. In partnership with San Diego County Credit Union and Clear Channel Media & Entertainment San Diego, Shred-it provided 40 trucks that collected and destroyed 168,147 pounds of paper over a 24-hour period.

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  • Small Businesses in the Dark about Potential Impact of a Data Breach

    Posted: June 18, 2013

    Shred-it’s Information Security Tracker Finds Businesses Not Fully Implementing Information Security Programs

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  • Old data may create new risks for businesses

    Posted: April 16, 2013

    When it comes to aging or obsolete hard drives and electronic devices, many companies may not be vigilant enough with information security procedures. Not only should businesses be careful about what goes in the trash bin, they should also consider how to dispose of old electronic devices as they may be a source of potential fraud. Further, while secure disposal of old electronic devices is crucial, it's also important to ensure these items are being recycled. With Earth Day coming up on April 2

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  • No Organization is Immune: Fraud Can Have a Lasting Effect on Any Company

    Posted: March 07, 2013

    Despite the growth of fraud across organizations of all industries and sizes, many may still not see themselves as a potential target. Though fraud may be dismissed as something that affects a certain type of company, the reality is that there is no "typical" fraud victim. In recognition of Fraud Prevention Month, Shred-it, a world-leading information security company wants to help organizations of all types recognize their susceptibility to fraud and identify safeguarding methods.

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  • Shred-it Wins Bronze Stevie® Award for the 2012 American Business Awards

    Posted: July 26, 2012

    Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, was honored with a Bronze Stevie® Award for Public Relations Campaign of the Year: Global Issues at the 10th Annual American Business Awards on June 18 in New York City.

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  • Shred-it Shatters Guiness World Record for Most Paper Collected in 24 Hours

    Posted: July 11, 2012

    DENVER, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, has received acknowledgement that is has officially set a new Guinness World Record on May 19, 2012 at the annual 9NEWS Shred-a-thon in Denver, Colorado, for the most paper collected in 24 hours at multiple venues.

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  • Small Businesses Underestimate Impact of Data Security; C-Suite Calls for Stricter Legislation

    Posted: June 11, 2012

    Shred-it, a world-leading security company providing document and data destruction services, commissioned an independant survey with Ipsos Reid across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to gain insight on information security policies and procedures amongst small business owners and C-suite executives. The below results are specific to the United States.

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  • It's No Longer Just a Personal Threat: Businesses have Become the Newest Target for Identity Thieves

    Posted: March 12, 2012

    The risks of personal identity theft are no secret, but many companies are still unaware that business identity theft is a rising trend they need to be concerned about. The problem for many organizations is that they don't know where or how fraud is happening, making it difficult to prevent. This Fraud Prevention Month Shred-it is helping in the fight against fraud by revealing some of the places where businesses might least expect fraud to occur.

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