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October 26, 2017

HIPAA Certified vs. HIPAA Compliant

According to the HIPAA Security Rule, any business or organization that handles protected health information (PHI) is  required to establish and maintain appropriate administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of the protected health information (PHI). Occasionally a prospective client who handles protected health information (PHI) will ask  whether we are […]

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October 26, 2017

6 Common Document Destruction Service Myths

For 18 years, Abraham’s On-Site Shredding Service has provided mobile confidential document destruction services to commercial and residential customers in southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois.  While we have a clear understanding how vital it is to have your private and confidential  information destroyed by the professionals, there are still others who may not be convinced.For […]

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October 26, 2017

Certificates of Destruction

“Certificate of Destruction” is a term that you should hear anytime you begin exploring services offered by a professional document destruction company. Any reputable shredding company should issue a Certificate of Destruction regardless of whether they are a mobile destruction company that shreds the documents at your location or a company that removes your documents […]

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October 26, 2017

Benefits of a Local Shredding Company

“Buy Local”— Yes, you probably have seen or heard of this popular campaign but have you considered the many benefits associated with this phrase? Especially when it comes to using a locally owned and operated mobile shredding service, such as Abraham’s On-Site Shredding Service, for your confidential document destruction needs! In this age of identity […]

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October 26, 2017

Outsourced Shredding Increases Office Productivity

In any business, improving productivity of employees is always a top concern. Employers want to know that their employees are using their skills and talents in the most productive way so that necessary work is completed in a timely manner. Most people do not give much thought to how the accumulation of documents and shredding […]

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October 26, 2017

Why should you use a shred-all policy?

Every business, regardless of size, produces and discards confidential information on a daily basis in such things as phone messages, daily reports, office notes and drafts, mistakes at the copier, customer lists, mail, business records, etc. The on-going challenge, for every business, is to ensure that this confidential information is consistently protected from unauthorized access […]

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October 26, 2017

Chip Credit Cards Offer Increased Security

Have you received a new chip credit card in the mail? Have you recently received a new credit card in the mail and the card is fitted with a small chip on its face, which looks different than older credit cards? Credit card companies across the country are busy replacing old credit cards with new […]

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October 26, 2017

Children’s Identity Theft

Another busy holiday season filled with gift giving and shopping bags from the Pleasant Prairie Premium Oulets, Mayfair or perhaps Gurnee Mill Shopping Center, is upon us. It is no surprise that electronic and mobile devices are expected to be a popular choice for recipients of all ages … laptops, 
tablets, smartphones, gaming devices, etc. Unfortunately, along with these […]

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October 26, 2017

4 Guidelines for Proper Document Destruction

Why is it important to properly dispose documents that are no longer of use? Proper document destruction is essential in this day and age. Virtually every business handles confidential information. Businesses should be concerned about protecting their customer’s privacy, obeying laws that require shredding, protecting their employee’s privacy and protecting their company and shareholders by […]

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October 26, 2017

Medical Document Destruction, HIPAA and Safety

You Need To Adapt As HIPAA Adapts A Reuters article in September of 2014 sounded the alarm on the theft of digital medical records, asserting that, “Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market.” Needless to say, medical document destruction is VERY important. Citing an ease of […]

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