Category: Security & Privacy

Spring Cleaning in Advance of Our Upcoming Shred Day

Spring is here, which means it’s the perfect time to start or finish your Spring cleaning efforts. I don’t know about you, but I don’t …

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The Real ID Act grants one year extension

By now, I’m sure you have heard of the REAL ID Act. If not, it’s a federal initiative to establish a minimum security standard for …

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Five Years of Shredding and Going Strong

2020 Shred Day – Our Fifth and Largest Year! Thanks to all who participated in our 2020 annual shredding event last Friday. This year not …

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Cybersecurity for Remote Workers during COVID-19 pandemic

According to recent findings by Proofprint, cybercriminals are seizing on coronavirus fears by using online scams to extract internet users’ personal and financial information. These …

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Your security is important to us. And also to Schwab

In the ever-evolving environment of cybercrime, we enjoy our partnership with Schwab Institutional in being vigilant about protecting client’s data, privacy and of course, a …

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Credit Protection – Freezing and Thawing

WHAT DOES FREEZING MY CREDIT DO? When you freeze your credit, the credit reporting bureaus are not allowed to give information to someone or a …

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The Equifax Breach – One Year Later

One year ago this month, Equifax announced they had experienced a data breach, which exposed personally identifiable information (PII) of almost half of the country. This …

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Signs of Tax Identity Theft

With numerous high profile data breaches last year at firms such as Equifax, the idea of someone stealing your personal information and identity is not …

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Equifax Data Breach

Equifax announced yesterday that there was a cybersecurity breach in July, and 150 Million US consumers were affected.  A plethora of information was taken (i.e. …

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How to Protect Your Personal Data in the Digital Age

Exponential growth. It’s something investments and technology have in common. The only difference is that technology is constantly evolving with its bits, bytes, ones, zeroes, …

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