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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Keep Your Business Safe with Hard Drive Destruction

April 20, 2022

Most businesses these days are all about data. Finances, legal documents, business initiatives, inventory, customer data, and more are stored on hard drives. Eventually, there comes a time when you need to purge outdated data. Not only are there rules and regulations for data disposal, but you also mitigate the risk of a data breach. Take it from the team at Shred Monkey and keep your business safe with HDD destruction.

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Shredding for Banks and Financial Institutions

December 28, 2021

As a financial institution, your business is trusted with highly sensitive data pertaining to your valuable clients. The last thing you’d ever want is for that sensitive data to be stolen or used without your client’s consent. That’s why it is vital to have a reliable way to destroy data once it is no longer needed. At Shred Monkey, we provide that service to banks and financial institutions in the Indianapolis area. Read on to learn more.

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3 Things to Look For in a Shredding Company

October 19, 2021

Business owners and private residents alike see the benefits of a professional shredding company. It’s not hard to see why the confidential destruction of certain documents would be necessary for protection against fraud and identity theft. However, when it comes to choosing a shredding company, it can be hard to know which option is best for your specific situation. That’s why the team at Shred Monkey has put together this list of three things to look for when hiring a professional shredding company.

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3 Complications of In-House Shredding

August 21, 2021

Most businesses eventually find themselves in need of document destruction. Whether it’s one-time shredding, or a weekly necessity, it’s tempting to complete the destruction in-house instead of hiring out. After all, it’s as easy as running a piece of paper through a shredder, right? Not necessarily. At Shred Monkey, we encourage you to take a closer look at document destruction and the complications that arise when doing it in-house.

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3 Common Misconceptions About Shredding

August 14, 2020

If you own a business in Indianapolis, you likely have wrestled with the question of whether or not to use a professional shredding company for your document disposal. On the one hand, you may think it’s more convenient to have a document shredder in the office. However, on the other hand, professional shredders are faster and more efficient. So which is right for your office? To help you make that decision, our team at Shred Monkey is addressing three common misconceptions about professional shredding services.

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3 Ways to Protect Your Business from Identity Theft

June 24, 2020

While some Americans believe that identity theft mainly applies to individuals, the truth is that businesses are not immune. The same problems that identity thieves cause for individuals can harm a business’s finances and credit history. Additionally, if a business is attacked, it can threaten the livelihood of many employees and customers who rely on the company. To avoid the threat of identity theft for your business, follow these three steps recommended by your friends at Shred Monkey.

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Choose a NAID-Certified Shredding Company

October 22, 2019

Security and privacy are a huge concern for every business, and a big part of that is having a document management plan in place. This means that any information related to a company and its customers needs to be protected, not just in storage, but also in destruction. Once you have established a document management plan, the next step is selecting the right shredding company that will fit the needs of your business. However, with so many shredding companies to choose from in the Indianapolis area, it can be hard to know which one to trust. That is why Shred Monkey has set itself apart with a certification from the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID).

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