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Sep 30, 2019, 08:35 ET Shred-it Study Finds Seemingly Innocent Workplace Mistakes Put North American Businesses at Risk for Data Breaches

New report finds 71 percent of managers have seen confidential documents left on the printer, 77 percent have accidentally sent an email containing...


Jun 17, 2019, 08:00 ET Shred-it Study Finds U.S. Business' Information Security Plagued by Human Error, Insider Threats, and Deliberate Sabotage

Shred-it's 2019 Data Protection Report reveals more than half of all large U.S. businesses who suffered a breach say it was a result of external...


Apr 02, 2019, 08:00 ET Shred-it Study Reveals Risky Information Security Habits of U.S. Taxpayers

Report reveals taxpayers worry they'll become a victim of tax fraud or tax identity theft during tax season but do not securely store or dispose of...


Feb 07, 2019, 08:00 ET Shred-it Named Winner in the 15th Annual Info Security Product Guide's 2019 Global Excellence Awards®

Shred-it's Annual State of the Industry Report Wins Gold in the Whitepaper or Research Report Category OAKVILLE, ON, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -...


Nov 06, 2018, 09:00 ET Shred-it Study Reveals U.S. Consumers' Security Habits Make Them Vulnerable to Fraud

Majority of consumers admit to reusing passwords/PINs across multiple accounts, such as email, computer log in, phone passcode and bank accounts LAKE ...


Oct 30, 2018, 15:36 ET Shred-it Partners with Times Square New Year's Eve to Host 12th Annual Good Riddance Day to Erase 2018's Most Forgettable Memories

Shred-it announces contest to win a trip-for-two to NYC to be a part of Good Riddance Day event in Times Square NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/...


Jul 11, 2018, 11:00 ET Shred-it Study Exposes Negligent Information Security Habits of Los Angeles Workforce

LA employees found to jeopardize employer's information security by way of remote work, unmanned computers and vulnerable paper trails. LOS ANGELES,...


Jun 26, 2018, 10:00 ET Shred-it Awarded National Contract with U.S. Communities

World-leading information security company tapped to provide U.S. public agencies with secure shredding and destruction services, information...


Jun 20, 2018, 08:00 ET Shred-it Study Exposes Employee Negligence as Top Information Security Risk to U.S. Businesses

Report reveals increase in remote and off-site employees, vulnerable paper trails, unmanned computers and lack of information security training are...


Jun 20, 2018, 02:55 ET British Businesses Sacking Employees for Data Breach Negligence, In Spite of Inadequate Training Practices: Shred-it Study

Nearly a third of UK companies (31 percent) that have suffered a data breach have terminated an employee's contract for related negligence, according ...


Dec 19, 2017, 08:54 ET Shred-it Announces Winner of 11th Annual Good Riddance Day Contest

San Diego couple won with an inspiring story of shredding $25,000 debt in just one year NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Shred-it -- the...


Nov 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Shred-it Partners with Times Square New Year's Eve to Host 11th Annual Good Riddance Day to Erase 2017's Most Forgettable Memories

Shred-it is giving away a Trip-for-two to NYC to be a part of Good Riddance Day on Dec 28th event in Times Square NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ...


Aug 16, 2017, 08:30 ET Is Your Small Business Ready to Defend Against a Data Breach?

Shred-it's Five Ways Small Businesses Can Strengthen Their Information Security CINCINNATI, OH, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - As businesses enter the...


May 17, 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...


Dec 15, 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...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Dec 01, 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/ -...


Nov 10, 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...


Nov 02, 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 it...