Best Document Shredding Practices for Law Offices

December 26, 2023

In the legal world, protecting sensitive information is paramount. Law offices deal with an abundance of confidential documents daily, making proper document disposal practices crucial. Document shredding is not just a routine task; it’s a critical component of maintaining client confidentiality and ensuring compliance with privacy regulations. Continue reading to learn more from the team at Shred Monkey.

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Safeguarding Senior Citizens from Identity Theft

October 29, 2023

In today’s digital age, identity theft is a growing concern, affecting people of all ages. However, senior citizens are particularly vulnerable to identity theft for various reasons. They often possess a wealth of personal and financial information, which makes them prime targets for cybercriminals and scammers. Today on the blog, your friends at Shred Monkey are exploring why identity thieves frequently target senior citizens and offer insights into how we can help protect them, including professional shredding services.

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Can Your Identity Really Be Stolen from Your Trash?

August 26, 2023

The concept of identity theft has become a pervasive concern in our increasingly digital world. While online data breaches and scams are often the primary focus, the notion that someone can steal your identity from your trash, commonly known as “dumpster diving,” has been a persistent worry for many. But is this concern based on fact or fiction? Continue reading to learn more from the team at Shred Monkey.

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Best Practices for Hard Drive Destruction

June 27, 2023

Data plays a critical role in our personal and professional lives in an era driven by technological advancements. From sensitive business information to private user data, the need to protect this valuable asset cannot be overstated. One crucial aspect often overlooked is the secure destruction of hard drives. Proper hard drive destruction ensures that data remains irretrievable, safeguarding against data breaches, identity theft, and unauthorized access. Continue reading to learn more about the best practices for hard drive destruction from the team at Shred Monkey.

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Top 3 Myths about Paper Shredding

April 22, 2023

Business owners in Indianapolis often debate whether or not to hire a professional shredding company for their document destruction. Most people can see the benefits of a fast and efficient shredding service that a company like Shred Monkey can provide. However, they are held back by several common myths that keep them from seeing the true reasons that they need a professional shredding company. With that in mind, keep reading to see those myths debunked by our awesome team!

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When to Shred Tax Documents

February 23, 2023

It’s tax season; you’re buried in pay stubs, forms, receipts, and all sorts of other documents. Plus, you have filing cabinets filled with past years’ paperwork. Is it really necessary to keep all of those documents forever? Or, can you properly shred tax documents after a period of time to create some space and eliminate clutter? The real answer – it depends on the documents. Continue reading to learn more from the team at Shred Monkey.

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Drop-Off Document Shredding Service

December 27, 2022

Whether you are a business owner or not, there comes a time to purge sensitive documents. Here at Shred Monkey, we do our best to make that task as easy as possible. No matter the type or number of documents you have, we’re here to help. That is why we offer a convenient drop-off document shredding service.

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The Truth About Dumpster Divers

October 21, 2022

When you think about dumpster divers, you probably picture a homeless-looking person going head-first into a dumpster behind a restaurant to find half a sandwich. However, the truth is, that more and more criminals are taking to dumpster diving behind apartment buildings, financial institutions, and other businesses because, quite frankly, it’s a profitable hobby to get into. To protect yourself and your personal business, consider the following blog from Shred Monkey about dumpster divers and learn what you may be doing wrong.

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How to Safely Store Important Documents

August 20, 2022

Document storage is a part of everyday life. We need to store contracts, wills, receipts, tax information, and more. A lot of times, these documents contain sensitive information. Not only do they need to be protected from the wrong hands, but they also need to be protected from other unfortunate events such as fires. Continue reading to learn more about proper document storage from the team at Shred Monkey.

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Follow HIPAA Compliance Laws with Medical Record Shredding

June 23, 2022

If you work at a healthcare facility, you are certainly aware of HIPAA laws and how they protect personal information. Since 1996, protected health information, or PHI, has been safeguarded under these laws. Eventually, all of the physical documents you have on file will need to be properly disposed of. In this article, the team at Shred Monkey will discuss the medical record shredding process.

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