3 Steps to Proper Patient Health Information Shredding

Health Information Shredding
There are many ways to protect patient privacy and shredding health information documents is one of the primary ways you can do this at your facility. Taking the steps below while also following applicable laws will keep your patient health information private. Your patients trust tha
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Identity Theft: the Real Business Risks

Business Identity Theft
Do you have secure information in those business files? When asked whether they need a written secure destruction policy to protect both their business and client information, most business owners might say “No, we handle our processes internally.” The truth is, most people just don’t
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3 New Ways Companies Are At Risk For Security Breaches

Security Breaches
New technologies mean new conveniences and new risks. People give up more information to companies who ask for it without a second thought, but those companies that people give information to may be at risk to have it stolen through a security breach.Being aware of these risks can hel
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How To Assure Your Customers That Their Data Is Secure

Your customers put a lot of faith in you when they hand over their personal information.How do they know their data is truly secure when doing business with your company? There are a few ways to assure them that they’re data is secure. Post Security Handling Policies Posting informati
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Hard Drive Destruction : How To Do It Properly

Hard Drive Destruction
In the digital age, we often forget about the personal and professionally sensitive information we save to hard drives. Hard Drive Destruction is on the top of the list of importance in data security. There are many reasons a hard drive would need to be destroyed. Most commonly, a com
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How to Avoid Tax Return Fraud

Avoid Tax Return Fraud
It happens every year. Honest, hardworking taxpayers spend months gathering up their paperwork and estimating their tax liability. They tax their stack of papers to their trusted tax preparer, only to receive the bad news that someone has already claimed their refund. Tax return fraud
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Tips for Keeping Personal Records

Personal Records
Keeping your personal records in a safe and secure location is an essential aspect of personal financial health. It is important to be able to put your hands onto the information that you need at any given point in time. Of course, it is easy to remember what your social security numb
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Educating Students: Three Steps to Guarding Personal Information

Guarding Personal Info
The Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) was passed in 1974.  This act was passed so students could examine their school records and correct false information.  However, there has been renewed interest in the law over the last few years.  The part of the law stating a st
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Paper Shredding and HIPAA Laws

Paper Shredding and HIPAA Laws
Paper Shredding and HIPAA Laws have been put into place to protect patient health information and it is your company’s responsibility to obey those laws and keep your patients safe. HIPAA, among other things, specifies that patient medical information must be treated with confidential
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Document Shredding — a Sure Way to Safeguard Information

Safeguard-Information
Document shredding is a front-line defense against inadvertent release of confidential data. In today’s litigation-minded society, even a minor breach in the security of personally identifiable information can lead to a costly lawsuit. Or it could severely damage the reputation
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