Data Shredding Services in Houston
Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker proclaimed July 31, 2012 as Data Shredding Services Day in Houston, Texas for Data Shredding Services commitment to the community and recognized DSS for its valuable partnership with the City of Houston through its monthly commitment to provided free secure, onsite document shredding and identity theft prevention information to Houstonians along with DSS’s pledge and recycle and supports the city’s vision for sustainable growth.
Selecting a Document Shredding Service:
When selecting a shredding service it is important to select a reputable and establish company. Recent legislation and the need to safeguards one’s confidential information has led to a tremendous growth in the document shredding industry. Many companies are laying claim to the same credentials as that of their competitors and are falsifying information regarding the actual number of years there company has been in business in order to give a potential customer a false sense of security as to their knowledge and experience in the industry.
In order to avoid this situation it is important that when selecting a document shredding service that companies not only verify the credentials of their potential vendor, but ask to see a copy of their Atricle’s of Incorporation, LLC, or DBA to confirm exactly when their Company was founded.
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University of Hawaii Sued Over Security Breach:
The Associated Press reports that the University of Hawaii (UH) is facing a federal class-action lawsuit in the wake of information security breaches involving approximately 53,000 records. The lawsuit, filed by a former UH student, names the university’s president M.R.C. Greenwood, Board of regents chairman Howard Karr and CIO David Lassner. The student, Philippe Gross, claims that student information, including Social Security numbers, from the period between 1990 and 1998 were inadvertently posted online last year. Gross was a student at UH during that period. UH officials say they are working to improve their information security.