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17 May, 2017, 08:00 ET U.S. Businesses Neglect a Major Information Security Risk

New survey finds document security practices not measuring up to rise in paper use CINCINNATI, OH, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - The seventh annual...


15 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET Shred-it Announces Winner of Tenth Annual Good Riddance Day Contest

Good Riddance Day helps Arlene Roberts let go of the past and embrace 2017 NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Shred-it, along with the Times...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft BOSTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft NEW JERSEY, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft PITTSBURGH, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft CLEVELAND, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


01 Dec, 2016, 08:00 ET A Declutter Plan for the New Year

Shred-it offers helpful tips to protect confidential information and prevent fraud and identity theft ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -...


10 Nov, 2016, 08:00 ET Is your Business Fraud Proof? Shred-it Marks International Fraud Awareness Week with new Fraud Risk Quiz

U.S. businesses lack awareness of the impacts of fraud in comparison to their global counterparts CINCINNATI, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - In...


02 Nov, 2016, 09:00 ET Say Goodbye to Unpleasant Memories from 2016 at the Tenth Annual Good Riddance Day Event

The New Year is the perfect time to get rid of the old and welcome the new and what better way to say "good riddance" than to Shred-it and Forget...


16 Aug, 2016, 08:00 ET Five Strategies to Help Companies Strengthen Information Security and Get Back to Business

 As summer comes to an end, Shred-it is reminding business leaders that one of the best ways to reduce the risk of data breaches is employee...


31 May, 2016, 08:41 ET An Increasingly Mobile Workforce Exposes US Businesses to Data Security Vulnerabilities

U.S. business leaders are unprepared for the increased threat to information security that comes with flexible office environments, according to...


02 May, 2016, 09:26 ET Small Business Owners Can Overcome Data Anxiety in Five Easy Steps

Shred-it celebrates National Small Business Week and helps small business owners overcome data anxiety CINCINNATI, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - In...


11 Dec, 2015, 08:00 ET Shred-it Announces Winner of 2015 Good Riddance Day Contest

 Shred-it International, along with partners the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, today announced that Maureen Dexter of...


16 Nov, 2015, 08:00 ET Shred-it identifies new threats emerging from the changing office environment

New information security practices create opportunities and challenges for employees CINCINNATI, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - In recognition...


16 Nov, 2015, 06:47 ET Lack of Responsibility Over Information Security Putting UK Businesses at Risk of Fraud

  - UK businesses risk huge financial losses as a result of fraud - 46% of SMEs do not have an employee responsible for data...


29 Sep, 2015, 04:00 ET Human Error Remains a Big Risk for UK SMEs as Employers Fail to Train Staff on How to Avoid Data Breaches

- Human error biggest security risk for a quarter of UK's SMEs - Third of small business owners unaware of what constitutes...


10 Dec, 2013, 07:30 ET Shred-it Encourages IT Managers to Review Electronic Disposal Protocols

American IT departments' decisions could inadvertently put organizations at risk of an information security breach if they don't have sufficient...


26 Nov, 2013, 07:00 ET Securing Confidential Information: the Future of Data Protection

Shred-it celebrates a quarter century committed to information security and looks ahead to its changing landscape The face of information...


01 Nov, 2013, 08:00 ET Shred-it Promotes Fraud Prevention: Provides Tips for Protecting Information in Recognition of International Fraud Awareness Week

In recognition of International Fraud Awareness Week, taking place November 3-9, 2013, Shred-it – a world-leading information destruction...


22 Aug, 2013, 08:30 ET Shred-it Shatters Second Guinness World Record for Most Paper Collected in 24 Hours

Shreds 168,147 pounds of Paper at Super Shred Day Event Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document...


18 Jun, 2013, 08:00 ET Small Businesses in the Dark about Potential Impact of a Data Breach

 Many U.S. small businesses are taking a passive approach when it comes to protecting their data leaving themselves vulnerable to data loss and...


01 May, 2013, 09:00 ET Shred-it Helps Businesses Stay Informed About Information Security Laws

 While many businesses are focused on the "new risk" – cybersecurity – remaining vigilant on all information security issues is...