Corporate Information Security & Document Destruction

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Information Protection Services from Shred-it

Shareholders, employees, and customers rely on senior executives to guide their company, protect its interests, and deliver value for the products and services the company provides.

Meeting those expectations relies on protecting and securing the organization’s proprietary, confidential, and personal information.

And yet, despite the importance of robust information protection, 43% of C-Suite Executives said they experienced a data breach in 2020.1

When employees don’t know how to identify and secure confidential information, the business is at serious risk for an information breach.

Protect your confidential information. Protect your business.

1. 2020 DPR

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

Laws designed to protect identities, medical information, financial data, and personal privacy come with strict rules – and strong fines for violating them. We can help you stay compliant.

Here are just a few of the key Federal, State, and Local information security laws that require privacy compliance.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Is an act set up for publicly traded companies to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate financial disclosures. The act also requires secure document retention and destruction – to better protect against corporate and accounting fraud.

Gramm-Leach Bliley Act

Protects the privacy of consumer information held by any business that provides financial products or services. It also ensures privacy protections against the sale of any private financial information. Violators can be fined up to $1,000,000.

Disposal Rule

Requires all companies to to securely destroy consumer information to ensure customer privacy. Proper disposal includes shredding papers and security erasing digital records to ensure consumer reports are not left disorganized and unaccounted for.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Established to protect how patients’ health information can be used and disclosed. It governs the confidentiality of PHI and the secure destruction of any physical or digital data. Any violations are subject to fines up to $1.5 million.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Protects the personal data and privacy of EU citizens and applies to all companies, whether they operate in the EU or outside. This includes EU citizens visiting or living in the United States.

Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Is an act set up for publicly traded companies to protect investors by improving the accuracy and reliability of corporate financial disclosures. The act also requires secure document retention and destruction – to better protect against corporate and accounting fraud.

Gramm-Leach Bliley Act

Protects the privacy of consumer information held by any business that provides financial products or services. It also ensures privacy protections against the sale of any private financial information. Violators can be fined up to $1,000,000.

Disposal Rule

Requires all companies to to securely destroy consumer information to ensure customer privacy. Proper disposal includes shredding papers and security erasing digital records to ensure consumer reports are not left disorganized and unaccounted for.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Established to protect how patients’ health information can be used and disclosed. It governs the confidentiality of PHI and the secure destruction of any physical or digital data. Any violations are subject to fines up to $1.5 million.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Protects the personal data and privacy of EU citizens and applies to all companies, whether they operate in the EU or outside. This includes EU citizens visiting or living in the United States.

Learn to Recognize the Risks.

It’s safe to assume that most documents you or your employees handle contain some form of confidential and sensitive information.

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

  • Personal Customer Information
  • Contracts
  • Balance Sheets
  • Payroll
  • Tax Filings and Internal Audits
  • Development Plans and Forecasts
  • Employee Addresses and Social Security Numbers
  • HR Records

The Shred-it Advantage: Leading in Secure Document Destruction

Shred-it protects organizations' information for their people, customers and brands. With 30 years of experience, our primary focus on document security helps ensure your confidential information remains confidential. We offer paper, hard drive, and speciality 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 Underestimate the Risk of a Paper-based Data Breach

42%

of disclosed data breaches were physical—including document theft—in 2021

Verizon, Data Breach Investigation Report, 2021.

4 out of 10

business leaders

rate the risk of an attempted data breach in the next 12 months as a ‘4’ or ‘5’ on a 5-point risk scale

Stericycle, Data Protection Report, 2021.

 


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The 2020 Shred-it Data Protection Report (DPR) goes into depth to analyze the perceptions and practices around information security across various industries. Learn more about how businesses can protect their organization from information security threats.