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Report Outlines Secure Paper and Electronic Destruction

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MSNBC reported on October 6, 2008 that there several measures that should be put into place in order to maintain the protection of personal information. The article provided instances of how easy it is to steal information by dumpster diving and what precautions business need to take in order to maintain information destruction compliance. The reporter was able to access confidential information of both companies and individuals by dumpster diving for paper records.

The article also provided the fact that recycling does not guarantee secure information destruction and that if the concern is to "go green", individuals and companies can find an abundance of secure shredding companies that will recycle papers after they have been shredded. Businesses and individuals need to be aware of the problems and resolutions that this article outlines.

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