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May 13 , 2009 in Industry News
NEFCU ShredFest
New England Federal Credit Union will be holding its first FREE Shred Fest of 2009 on Saturday, May 16th, from 9 am to 3 pm at our 141 Harvest Lane office in Williston. The Shred Fest allows you to securely destroy documents containing sensitive information such as credit card offers, financial...

April 12 , 2009 in Industry News
Notable Changes To HIPAA Included in the Stimulus Bill!
Included in the recently enacted Stimulus Bill were a number of provisions that change the nature of the enforcement side of HIPAA. Fort Docs will be attending a national seminar on this in May and will provide some updates coming out of the seminar. In the meantime, here is a summary of some...

April 12 , 2009 in Industry News
E-waste in Vermont on the rise and is a concern!
So. Burlington, VT &...

March 14 , 2009 in Industry News
Shredding by Prison Inmates Costs More Than It Saves
On February 20, 2009 The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Virginia reported that Virginia Beach Sheriff Paul Lanteigne paid for an industrial shredder for the shredding of government documents by prison inmates. The plan is supposed to save the city money on the contract it has with a document...

March 14 , 2009 in Industry News
Data Breaches in the U.S. Increase 47 Percent in 2008!
The Identity Theft Resource Center, a San Diego-based non-profit group that monitors identity theft, reported 656 data breaches in 2008. This is an increase of 47 percent since the 2007 statistics reported 446 data breaches. The resource center also stated not all of the data breaches for 2008 were...

November 21 , 2008 in Industry News
7 Ways to Protect Your Identity While Shopping
Identity theft typically surges during the holidays as shoppers slap down their plastic more often in stores and make more purchases online. And this holiday season is poised to be especially dangerous, thanks to the struggling economy, credit crunch and a generation of thieves that have grown...

September 19 , 2008 in Industry News
Leahy / Spector ID Theft Bill Coming

July 18 , 2008 in Industry News
AG Looking Into Houston File Dumping Case

April 25 , 2008 in Industry News
Spring Cleaning? Follow BBB Advice
Natick, MA &...

December 18 , 2007 in Industry News
FTC Issues Disposal Rule Fine
Company Will Pay $50,000 Penalty for Tossing Consumers&...





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