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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...


Aug 16, 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 training. ...


May 31, 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 the...


May 02, 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...


Dec 11, 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 Wenatchee,...


Nov 16, 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 of...


Nov 16, 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 security within their...


Sep 29, 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 confidential information Over ...


Jun 24, 2015, 10:39 ET Shred-it's 5th Annual Security Tracker Shows Canadian Small Businesses Ignore Information Security Threat

2015 information security survey shows growing awareness among c-suite executives, but ongoing complacency among small businesses TORONTO, June 24,...


Jun 09, 2015, 05:22 ET UK Business Leaders Failing to Translate Information Security Awareness Into Action

UK businesses have highest data security awareness levels since 2011 SMEs lagging behind C-suites in implementing data security protocols Lack of...


Dec 10, 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...


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

The face of information security has changed over the past 25 years and the future of the industry is certain to become even more complex. As...


Nov 01, 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 company is...


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

Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, officially set its second Guinness World Record...


Jun 18, 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...


May 01, 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 imperative to the...


Apr 16, 2013, 04:09 ET Old data may create new risks for businesses

When it comes to aging or obsolete hard drives and electronic devices, many companies may not be vigilant enough with information security procedures....


Oct 17, 2012, 12:30 ET Shred-it Recognizes National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, recognizes October as National Cyber Security...


Sep 14, 2012, 09:00 ET Shred-it Acquires Super Shred Document Destruction

Acquisition enhances Shred-it's presence and scale in key Canadian markets OAKVILLE, ON, Sept. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Shred-it, the world-leading...


Jul 17, 2012, 09:03 ET Shred-it Wins Bronze Stevie® Award for the 2012 American Business Awards (SM)

Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, was honored with a Bronze Stevie® Award for Public...


Jul 10, 2012, 10:09 ET Shred-it Shatters Guinness World Record for Most Paper Collected in 24 Hours

Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, has received acknowledgement that is has officially...


Jun 11, 2012, 08:30 ET Small Businesses Underestimate Impact of Data Security; C-Suite Calls for Stricter Legislation

Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document and data destruction services, commissioned an independent survey with...


Jul 25, 2011, 08:00 ET Shred-it Acquires Brink's Document Destruction

Shred-it, the world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, announced today that it has acquired the assets of...


Jun 16, 2011, 09:00 ET U.S. Small Businesses Recognize Risk of Security Breaches Within Organization

Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, commissioned their "Information Security Tracker"...


Mar 01, 2011, 04:56 ET Shred-it Divests Its US-Based Records Management Business

Shred-it, the world-leading information security company providing document destruction services across 140 service locations in 16 countries, has...