The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, was enacted to protect the privacy of an individuals’ health information. While your company may abide by all HIPAA standards in-office, document disposal is an area where many companies remain weak. With fines reaching $10,000-$50,000 per violation, it is well worth taking the extra step to […]
Companies exchange sensitive personal information with customers at a rapid pace. This leaves customers open to attack from people who want to rob them of their identity, and businesses vulnerable to fines from government agencies who want to protect citizens’ sensitive information. The widespread nature of these crimes means that improper document destruction can cause […]
Most offices shred paper and throw it into recycling without a second thought. The truth is that once you shred documents, it is more difficult to recycle because the grade of shredded paper is lower than when it is whole. Even if the paper meets the specifications for recycling, the recycling plant it is taken […]
We are having a Safe Shred Event this Saturday, November 7th, 2015 at Westfield Valencia Town Center. Click the image for more details. See you there!
Raise your hand if your company is: A health provider. This includes doctors, clinics, hospitals, pharmacies, dentists, and other caregivers. Provides health plans or is otherwise involved in paying for care. A health care clearinghouse. This is a company that processes health information and standardizes it for business purposes. If you meet any of these […]
Tax documents tell the story of your life over the past year: what you made, spent, and invested. Completing returns can be complex and may require a significant amount of information. As a result: You may be unsure which documents you need to keep from year to year. You may not have space for all […]
Take a look around any room in your business and do a silent count of the number of electronic devices you see: computers, monitors, mobiles, and so on. At some point, you’ll replace each of these devices. So will every business. For your company, though, it’s your choice where the old electronics go and how […]
You’ve spent years building a life for yourself and your family. Don’t let someone else borrow and abuse it. It’s both a national concern and a local issue here in Ventura: identity theft. Robbery of your personal information can create huge problems for your finances, credit, taxes, and medical care. By taking action now, fortunately, […]