Posts Categorized: File Shredding and Recycling

How to train your new hires to PROPERLY destroy documents they print

The appropriate time to worry about a data breach is before one occurs.  And that means you need to be sure your team knows how to proactively protect the company’s data security, especially their documents. Document management for your new hires should be a critical part of their onboarding process. But refresher courses for current… Read More »

Is your business properly destroying customer records to help maintain their privacy and security?

Various documents require different levels of destruction or recycling processes. But there is so much more to destroying a document properly than ripping up some paper and throwing it in the trash. To manage the documentation and avoid increased security risks of improper disposal, here are the processes we manage at Happy Faces Records Management… Read More »

What are a few approved methods of document destruction?

Documents come in all shapes and sizes today. From traditional hard copy paper documents to digital files that require clean up and archiving. Knowing what to do and how to do it to stay on top of that growing pile of documents can be confusing. But we’re here to help. Here are a few of… Read More »

How do you shred large quantities of paper?

Document disposal can get burdensome very quickly when your business produces large quantities of paper documents. There comes a time when keeping those records on site becomes unnecessary. Such large archives can even be risky for your business. Disposing of old and unnecessary physical documents can be quite a process if done properly. Your data… Read More »

How do you destroy old paperwork to prepare for a new year?

Despite many companies moving parts of the document management systems into the cloud, businesses continue to create and manage vast amounts of paperwork. Different documents warrant different disposal processes. But there is so much more to destroying a document simply throwing it in the trash. There are steps you can take to effectively manage documentation… Read More »

Why every manager should educate their team to shred sensitive documents instead of simply throwing them out

The right time to think about how to protect your company from a data breach is before one occurs. There are any number of preventative measures you can take to protect your business, but none of them are helpful after a breach occurs. Information security training for your new hires and refreshers for your long-term staff… Read More »

Is a shredding service near your office enough for proper document destruction?

Hard copy records and files are often the biggest source of vulnerable PPI that companies need to manage. Making sure that your business is properly disposing of documents is a critical component to managing risk and data security. The shredding service down the street might not do what you need to maintain your data security.  … Read More »

Back to the Basics: Why every critical document should be destroyed instead of simply recycled

The digital age has brought with it new levels of convenience and productivity but also unforeseen levels of risk when it comes to data security. Documents, whether they are hard copy or digital, archived or recycled, all offer different risks when it comes to what they can expose in terms of data security.   Hard copy records and… Read More »

How to choose the right document destruction service for YOUR company

Knowing who and when to partner with a third party is a critical skill for business owners. Document destruction and security management are especially important. Understanding the ins and outs of your business should be a top priority for anyone you choose to trust in this capacity. But not every service is the right fit.… Read More »

A Crash Course Reminder: Document Disposal

Knowing that your employees are safely and securely disposing of your business documents is key to peace of mind in a data security-focused business. Data destruction and security really matter in our modern era of security breaches and hacks. To make sure your remote employees are equipped with the knowledge they need to keep your… Read More »