• Amazon’s Alexa to Be HIPAA Compliant for Medical Settings

    Amazon’s Alexa to Be HIPAA Compliant for Medical Settings Amazon’s voice technology Alexa, will be HIPAA compliant before using the device to remotely monitor patients in a clinical setting. by Bhawna Kohli – September 26, 2017.  From Newsguards.com. Is Amazon’s Alexa HIPAA Compliant?  Alexa, Amazon’s intelligent personal assistant, has the opportunity to be used in […]

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  • Paper Shredding vs. Recycling – Which is Most Secure?

    Paper Shredding vs. Recycling – Which is Most Secure? From Flagstaff Business News: Shredding companies affiliated with the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) have access to the shredding industry’s best and most current practices regarding document and data destruction. NAID is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate businesses, government and service providers […]

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  • Michigan Computer Hack Exposed Nearly 2MM Michiganders

    This article was originally written by Emily Lawler of MLive.com about the recent data hack on the State of Michigan’s computer system.  The original article can be found here. LANSING, MI — A state computer system contained a glitch and may have exposed personal information, the Michigan Department of Technology Management and Budget revealed on […]

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  • Digital Security Risks in the Office

    Do you know where the gaps in digital security are in your company? Gaps in digital security around the office are an information security risk, which can lead to data loss, breaches, unintended violations of privacy laws and more. Here are a few of the more frequent information security gaps in the workplace today, and tips […]

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  • So, the beginning of the year.  It’s often that we hear this question at Allshred Services: How Long Should Records be Kept? While we do not work for the IRS, nor are we CPAs or attorneys, we recommend checking out our record retention guide on the website. Once you have checked out this guide (and it […]

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  • Happy Holidays from Allshred Services

    Happy Holidays from Your Favorite Document Shredding Company At this time, we’d like to step back and take a look at what a wonderful past year we just had.  Here are some of the great things that has happened at Allshred Services in 2016. Expanded our presence into Kentucky with our commercial shredding office in […]

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  • Where Can Allshred Services Shred Trucks be Found?

    “Do you offer paper shredding service in my area?” At Allshred Services, this is often a question we get asked.  While we’d love to be able to say, “YES!” and offer paper shredding service to everyone, it just might not be possible. The following is a list of areas we offer document shredding service to – […]

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  • Healthcare Company Quest Diagnostics| Data Breach

    From the Associated Press (AP):  Reported on WGRZ – December 13th. Medical laboratory operator Quest Diagnostics Inc. says a hack of an internet application on its network has exposed the personal health information.  This has resulted in a data breach for about 34,000 people The Madison, New Jersey-based company says “an unauthorized third party” has gained […]

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  • Allshred Columbus Passes NAID Audit

    Allshred Services Passes NAID Audit Allshred Services’ Columbus location passed it’s NAID audit last week with flying colors – as if there was any question!  We’ve been NAID-Certified longer than any other document shredding company in the State of Ohio! Every year, NAID requires that its certified members go through rigorous checks to ensure document […]

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