S Why it’s a bad habit in the world of IT security The inability to discard worthless items even though they appear to have no value is known as compulsive hoarding syndrome. If the eccentric Collyer brothers had a better understanding of destruction practices, they likely would not have been killed by the very documents […]
March 2, 2012
S Pros and cons of in-house and outsourced data destruction. In the first installment of Why Information Must Be Destroyed I discussed how not discarding worthless hard copy documents, even though they appear to have no value is a security risk. While this is true for physical hard copies, it is even more relevant for digitally […]
February 8, 2012
Technology can make these records less burdensome to manage and easier to use and share.
Behold the “Wall of Shame” Known as the “Wall of Shame,” the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website details 281 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security violations that affected more than 500 individuals as of June 9, 2011. Overall, physical theft and loss accounted for about 63% of the reported […]
January 23, 2012
According to a 2010 report from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), incidents of occupational fraud are 31 percent more likely to occur at small businesses as opposed to larger companies.