It’s not just you that you have to worry about. It’s your employees, too.
Without clear practices and policies for the handling and disposal of confidential information, you are relying on your staff to make the right choices when discarding of documents. And if they are choosing between the trash can or in the recycling bin, neither one is secure. Confidential information that hasn’t been securely destroyed poses a significant risk to your information security.
To make matters even riskier, 37% of businesses said they don’t monitor how often employees remove confidential information from the office!!1