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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.

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.

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.

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.

Protect Customer Data by Following These 7 Document Storage Tips

Protect Customer Data by Following These 7 Document Storage Tips

Storing customer data puts you in the position of being responsible for protecting your customers’ personal information. Whether you’re storing financial data such as credit card numbers, bank account numbers and Social Security numbers, or personal healthcare information, you have a moral and legal responsibility to act responsibly.

Do HIPAA Privacy Policies Apply to your Organization?

Do HIPAA Privacy Policies Apply to your Organization?

HIPAA privacy policies exist to protect patients’ personal health information. The responsibility of complying with HIPAA regulations falls with healthcare providers, insurance companies, and any other organization that collects and stores health records.

Top 5 Reasons to Store Your Business Documents Offsite

Top 5 Reasons to Store Your Business Documents Offsite

Storing business documents is a concern for every company. Without proper storage, you run the risk of misplacing documents or losing them to water damage and other environmental hazards. And, if your company stores financial or health records, improper storage can lead to regulatory infractions.

Your Survival Guide to Document Storage Compliance in 2018

Your Survival Guide to Document Storage Compliance in 2018

Whether your files are in unorganized disarray — crammed into the storage closet for “safekeeping” —  or you actually face the threat of legal penalties, there’s no better time than now to do some document housekeeping. The new year is around the corner, so why not make document storage and compliance your company’s 2018 resolution?

3 Reasons to Work With a Local Shredding Company

3 Reasons to Work With a Local Shredding Company

Why partner with a shredding company when you can just buy a shredder yourself? I mean, document destruction is as easy as grabbing some files, putting them through the shredder and calling it day, right? Well, not exactly.

Are Your Business Records in Danger? Pros and Cons of DIY Document Storage

Are Your Business Records in Danger? Pros and Cons of DIY Document Storage

As your business grows, a filing cabinet is often not enough to contain all of your important records. Threats like theft, prying eyes and environmental dangers like mold or water damage can seriously harm your important documents and put your business at risk.

Packing a storeroom with boxes or renting a storage unit may seem like an easy fix, but is it the best way to keep your important records, and business, safe?  

Do You Have A Disaster Recovery Plan In Place For Your Business?

Do You Have A Disaster Recovery Plan In Place For Your Business?

When it comes to the safety of business documents you should hope for the best but plan for the worst. This is especially true if you live in an area prone to natural disasters. A backup plan is a must to protect documents and avoid compromising sensitive information.

Why Is Document Storage And Retention Scheduling Necessary?

Why Is Document Storage And Retention Scheduling Necessary?

 

For some, document management might seem like a luxury and not a need. You might wonder the reason for seeking records management services when organizing, storing and disposing of documents could take place in-house. To answer this question, business owners don’t have to look much farther than a colleague's cluttered storage closet, or, even worse, their own disarray of boxes and loose papers.  

How to Adhere to HIPAA Laws the Right Way

How to Adhere to HIPAA Laws the Right Way

The adoption of computer and mobile technology has revolutionized the delivery of medical care over the last two decades. While new technology helps caregivers and medical administrators operate more efficiently than ever before, it also increases security and privacy risks.

Why You Need to Work Document Storage Into Your Q3 Business Plan

Why You Need to Work Document Storage Into Your Q3 Business Plan

Believe it or not, the third quarter is around the corner. As a business owner or manager, now’s the time to finalize your business plan for the quarter so you can work toward meeting your financial goals in the second half of the year. That could mean ramping up your marketing efforts, making any necessary cuts, or increasing process efficiency.

Why Secure Document Storage is Essential for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Why Secure Document Storage is Essential for Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

You’ve probably heard of this compliance regulation before, but do you really know what it means? Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance is a critical step in the accounting and auditing processes of public companies.

However, some of the Act’s provisions also apply to private companies. Even accidently destroying documents required under the act can lead to repercussions, so every business needs to take steps to ensure proper compliance.

How Cloud Document Storage Meets 2 Important Business Needs

How Cloud Document Storage Meets 2 Important Business Needs

Storing business documents on “the cloud” has become an increasingly popular -- and critical -- way for companies to ensure comprehensive access to and security over their files. While cloud storage has come under criticism in some circles for its perceived vulnerability to hacking, the cloud is, in fact, one of the most secure ways to store your documents, especially if you work with a reputable storage partner.

Do You Really Know Where Your Business Records Are Stored?

Do You Really Know Where Your Business Records Are Stored?

As a business owner or manager, knowing the location and security of important business records should be a top priority. Not knowing where and how your critical documents are stored risks identity theft, compliance fines and damage to your company’s reputation.

Break New Ground: How To Refine Records Management Compliance

Break New Ground: How To Refine Records Management Compliance

The New Year is a great time for your business to look ahead and put in place needed changes in key areas, including records management. While the implementation of new processes can be confusing and unorganized, it doesn’t need to be, and improved processes can ultimately benefit your business in the long run.

3 Reasons it Pays to Carry Out Secure Hard Drive Destruction

3 Reasons it Pays to Carry Out Secure Hard Drive Destruction

Hard drives hold your business’s most valuable information, including proprietary data, financial statements and employee records. While the use of hard drives are widely prevalent and often necessary, the value of this information can create a problematic scenario when it comes time to upgrade your company’s hardware and increase technological efficiency.

Unfortunately, you can’t simply throw a hard drive in the trash at the end of its useful life and hope the information it contains will remain safe.

How to Use Document Conversion Services to Delight Your Customers

How to Use Document Conversion Services to Delight Your Customers

Modern companies understand the importance of reliable document scanning and digital conversion of records for remote access capability and information backup. They also realize that managing physical document storage in-house can tax even the most resource-rich businesses.

2 Simple Tests Your Document Storage Company Must Be Able to Pass

2 Simple Tests Your Document Storage Company Must Be Able to Pass

As your business grows, managing documents in-house becomes a time- and resource-consuming task. Growth means increased responsibility across business verticals and with that increased responsibility comes a reduced capacity to internally manage the storage of your documents.