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 […]

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 […]

Time to declutter?

  Maybe you’ve read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, maybe you’re moving house, or maybe you’ve just decided it’s time for a good old spring clean and clear out. But you’re wondering how on earth you’re going to get rid of all the excess stuff you’ve discovered around your house. So here’s our […]

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, […]

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 […]

Doing it for the kids

With parents sharing every minutiae of their own and their childrens lives on social media these days, many Mums and Dads have chosen to buck the trend and say a very firm No! to giving their child a digital footprint. In taking this stance, they are preventing the very real threat of their innocent childs […]

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 […]

Security Levels of Document Shredding

Document shredding is the most common method use in disposing confidential documents. Secure document shredding is trusted by many companies because the process guarantees proper disposal of sensitive information. However to ensure the success of secure document shredding, it is also important to know the types of paper shredding equipment that are available on the […]