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Information on document storage, imaging services, shredding and more.

Is Offsite Shredding Secure? Onsite vs. Offsite Shredding Services

Is Offsite Shredding Secure? Onsite vs. Offsite Shredding Services

As a business manager or owner, you want to protect your client's confidential information, so you make the smart move and decide to work with a local shredding service company.  But is that shredding service provider AAA NAID Certified?

What’s The Right Shredding Service For My Company? One-time or Ongoing

What’s The Right Shredding Service For My Company? One-time or Ongoing

Smaller businesses often forego retaining a shredding company because they believe they do not have enough paper or digital media to shred. Gilmore Services provides shredding services for small and large companies by offering one-time purge shredding and ongoing shredding.

7 Reasons Your Business Needs Shredding Services

7 Reasons Your Business Needs Shredding Services

If your business shreds documents in-house or does not shred documents at all, you should consider retaining a shredding company to help you prevent your customers’ information from being stolen or hacked from your computers. Shredding documents with an over-the-counter shredder might not create pieces of documents that are small enough, which means they are at risk of being recreated.

5 Things To Do To Enhance Information Security

5 Things To Do To Enhance Information Security

If information security is not at the top of your list, it should be. You could have to pay large fines should you experience a data breach. While most companies know about securing data, their employees may have some habits that open companies to identity theft and data breaches. Our five recommendations to create a more secure environment for company data include:

2020 Hurricane Season Document Storage Tips

2020 Hurricane Season Document Storage Tips

The 2020 hurricane season is here and it’s essential for Florida families and businesses to be prepared. One of the most important things you can do for hurricane preparedness is to protect your personal and sensitive documents to ensure they aren’t damaged or destroyed during a storm.

How to Ask Your Friends to Help You Move

How to Ask Your Friends to Help You Move

Anytime you prepare to move from one place to another, you need help. Very few of us could move our belongings without assistance. For many people, a move means asking friends to help.

COVID 19: Moving Tips for Couples

COVID 19: Moving Tips for Couples

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to some couples deciding to quarantine together. That makes sense from the standpoint of companionship during what would otherwise be a lonely time, but it also represents some challenges.

Office Consolidation Document Storage Tips

Office Consolidation Document Storage Tips

The new reality created by the COVID-19 pandemic has led many businesses to embrace the idea of employees working remotely. As the crisis continues, we expect to see more business consolidating their workspace to reduce overhead expenses.

Shredding: 7 Commonly Forgotten Documents

Shredding: 7 Commonly Forgotten Documents

When you think about shredding personal document, your focus is probably on financial documents. Anything that could potentially compromise your credit or put you at risk of identity theft is an obvious chose for shredding and you’re not likely to overlook it.

Hire Local Movers to Avoid These Top Moving Mistakes

Hire Local Movers to Avoid These Top Moving Mistakes

Even when everything goes smoothly, moving can be stressful. It becomes more so when something doesn’t go as planned, or when you inadvertently make a mistake that costs you time or money.

Document Scanning: Preparing for Tax Season 2021

Document Scanning: Preparing for Tax Season 2021

You may be getting ready to file your 2020 income tax return, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start planning for next year’s taxes. In fact, the decisions you make now can have a huge impact on how long it takes you to complete next year’s filing when tax season rolls around.

Gilmore Services: Essential Service Designation

Gilmore Services: Essential Service Designation

One of the things we have all been learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is that we are all interconnected in ways we may have taken for granted. Those connections include both our personal lives and our businesses.

Gilmore Services Coronavirus Update

Gilmore Services Coronavirus Update

Like all of you, we have been following the COVID-19 pandemic news with concern and sadness. This is a difficult time for the entire world, and we must all come together if we hope to come through this challenge.

Remote Work: Keeping Company Information Secure

Remote Work: Keeping Company Information Secure

We’ve all had to adjust to a new reality thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the biggest changes has been that many of us are now working from our homes.

Hard Drive Shredder: The Solution to Your Digital Hoarding Problem

Hard Drive Shredder: The Solution to Your Digital Hoarding Problem

It’s easier than ever to save digital information. Most of us have thousands of files between our email inboxes, cloud storage, social media sites, and our phones. And while it can seem like a good idea to save everything “just in case,” the opposite may be true.

Proper Data Destruction Can Protect Proprietary Information

Proper Data Destruction Can Protect Proprietary Information

Does your company have valuable proprietary information stored on your hard drives? A lot of businesses store important information, including client records, data, product research and more on hard drives on their premises.

5 Ways to Improve Your Practice’s Health Record Management System

5 Ways to Improve Your Practice’s Health Record Management System

Records management is a crucial concern for every healthcare practice. Not only do you have a moral obligation to your patients to manage their records responsibly, but you also have a legal responsibility under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to have a secure health record management system in place.

How does HIPAA Compliance Benefit your Business?

How does HIPAA Compliance Benefit your Business?

Complying with HIPAA law is a requirement for all companies in the healthcare industry as well as all medical providers. If you’re starting your own business and HIPAA law affects you, you might be feeling overwhelmed at the thought of adhering to HIPAA regulations.