Why should you shred paper documents?

Confidentiality | Identity Theft | Security | Best Business PracticesDocument Destruction

Today, more than ever, it's vitally important to ensure proper shredding of confidential information. Personal or business documents that are found in the trash are not legally protected so they’re fair game to individuals looking to find out more information about you and your business. This is a major contributing factor to the rapid increase in Identity Theft and Industrial Espionage. Federal security laws require that medical and financial institutions as well as normal business owners must properly safeguard their clients personal and financial information.There are also paper shredders that meet GSA or NSA approved security for top secret and classified document destruction.


What’s the best way to dispose of this information? Shred it with a Dahle business class or commercial shredder.


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