It’s a problem being faced daily by families across Australia – dealing with decades of paperwork when a loved one passes away or has to leave their family home to move into assisted living. It’s an emotional process, sifting through precious memories intermixed with years of household bills and other paperwork. Once you’ve located important […]

Confidential Document Disposal with Security Bins

  Unfortunately data theft is rampant in the business world these days. With the average cost of data breach to Australian businesses at $2.5 million and involving over 20,000 stolen records (Ponemon Institute, 2014) secure destruction of confidential documents is of utmost importance. Lockable security bins provide paper shredding and confidential document destruction services for […]

How to Protect the Confidential Information of your Business

  Now more than ever, personal and confidential documents for business are at the risk of being used for illegal purposes. Statistics recorded by credit bureau Veda across 2014/15, revealed that over 770,000 Australians were the victim of identity fraud in a 12 month period alone; making it of utmost importance to take the time […]

Whats the environmental cost of the documents in your office?

  How many pieces of paper would you say your business throws out in a day? Are your employees taking the time to walk over to the recycling bin, or are they just scrunching them up and throwing into their desk bin along with their apple cores and chocolate bar wrappers? Sadly, in many offices […]

Document security – its too late to think about it once theres a problem

  All businesses need to be proactive about document security and develop robust procedures for the storage and destruction of confidential data. Put simply, its not a matter of if you will have an attempted security breach, but when. Without the appropriate procedures, its just too easy for mistakes to be made or more maliciously, […]

Is your business hoarding data?

  When all your data lives in the cloud, it can be easy just to keep everything. Its not like you have filing cabinets filling up and towers of paper taking over everybodys desks. But just because you can keep something doesnt mean that you should and retaining appropriate data disposal practices in the virtual […]

The Convenience of Using a Shredding Company

  Imagine. The year is winding down and your workplace is buoyed by the fact that in a short while, a well-earned break is upon them. A chance to relax after working with dedication and focus year long. Alas, the reality of the dreaded office clean up looms and staff morale drops as they embark […]

Have a Plan

All too often, we hear stories about the unfortunate moment an individual or business realises they have fallen victim to identity theft. If youve ever been on the receiving end, youll know the out-of-body experience as you comprehend the extent of the potential damage to your privacy, your safety and your future. Confidential and sensitive […]

Why you should outsource your paper shredding: A checklist

A friend in the United States recently shared a horror story involving a close colleague of his who has been embroiled in a nasty legal dispute for some years. Attorneys, private investigators and the police are all involved in piecing together how one businessmans dodgy dealings led to the loss of millions of dollars in […]

The real cost of a security breach

How much does a security breach really cost? When news of a security breach creates headlines, its newsworthiness can be really attributed to the prestige or authority of the organisation in question as well as the number of stakeholders it affects, the financial costs or both. What many fail to comprehend, (through lack of reporting […]