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Jun 17, 2019, 08:00 ET Canadian Businesses Fail to Prioritize Data Protection and Remain in Denial of the Consequences of a Data Breach: Shred-it Study Confirms

The annual Shred-it Data Protection Report reveals Canadian businesses are overconfident in their approach to information security, yet consumers are more concerned than ever. OAKVILLE, ON, June 17,...


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 /CNW/ - Shred-it announced today that Info Security Products Guide,...


Jun 20, 2018, 08:00 ET Workplace Mobility Making Canadian Businesses Vulnerable to Data Breaches: Shred-it Study

The annual Shred-it State of the Industry Report reveals Canadian businesses are not prepared for open-concept offices and off-site work environments. OAKVILLE, ON, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Shred-it...


Nov 06, 2017, 09:00 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 /CNW/ - Shred-it -- the leading information security company...


Oct 12, 2017, 09:00 ET Data breach knows no borders: What small businesses need to know about international privacy law

For National Small Business Week, Shred-it is reminding small business owners they could face strict new international privacy rules next year – and many don't even know it. OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 12,...


May 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Canadian Businesses Are Vulnerable in a Digital Age

The seventh annual Shred-it Security Tracker Survey reveals Canadian businesses have few or no policies for managing electronic devices TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Consumers and employees need to...


Mar 01, 2017, 08:00 ET Shred-it Identifies Five Everyday Documents Fraudsters Don't Want You to Shred

Fraud Prevention Month reminds Canadians to be vigilant about document security OAKVILLE, ON, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Shred-it, as a member of the Fraud Prevention Forum, has identified five everyday...


Oct 12, 2016, 08:00 ET Small Businesses Could Lose Big by Not Protecting Their Data

Shred-it offers SMBs three measures to implement today to protect them for tomorrow OAKVILLE, ON, Oct. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - As National Small Business Week kicks off October 16, 2016, Shred-it is...


Jul 19, 2016, 08:00 ET Shred-it Busts Seven Common Information Security Myths

Employee training plays a critical role in combating flawed and inaccurate information OAKVILLE, ON, July 19, 2016 /CNW/ - Commonly held myths about information security can lead to a potential data...


May 31, 2016, 08:30 ET Human Error Seen as Leading Cause of Information Security Breaches

Canadian businesses can reduce the risk of data breaches caused by human error through auditing, training and implementation of protocols TORONTO, May 31, 2016 /CNW/ - The sixth annual Shred-it...


Mar 01, 2016, 08:20 ET Five Actions to Reduce the Risk of Fraud

Shred-it marks Fraud Prevention Month by helping businesses mitigate risk of fraud as they prepare for tax season OAKVILLE, ON, March 1, 2016 /CNW/ - In recognition of Fraud Prevention Month and as a ...


Oct 14, 2015, 08:00 ET Small Business Can Do More to Train Employees on Information Security

Shred-it marks Small Business Week by encouraging small business leaders to take control of their information security TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Information security policies and procedures play ...


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, 2015 /CNW/ - This year's annual Shred-it Security...


Mar 03, 2014, 09:00 ET Recycling Bins A Source of White-Collar Crime

From disposing confidential documents to cracking down on white-collar crime, Shred-it shares tips to help protect Canadian businesses from fraud OAKVILLE, ON, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - March marks the...


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 information security company providing document destruction ...


Oct 13, 2010, 08:00 ET Small businesses running "highest risk" of exposure to fraud

Information destruction experts at Shred-it offer best practice advice to organizations during Small Business Week TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW/ - As the 29th annual Small Business Week in Canada...


Jun 16, 2010, 12:00 ET The G20 Zone is secure - Is your business data secure, too?

While security challenges associated with G20 are immense, businesses in the "zone" must also prepare for potential information security risks Shred-it offers practical guidelines for secure...


Jun 01, 2010, 08:00 ET Clear Out Your Unneeded Files Before the HST Comes into Effect

Shred-it offers a one-time document shred before July 1st to save the HST OAKVILLE, ON, June 1 /CNW/ - Shred-it, a world-leading information security company, announced today that it will offer a...


Oct 28, 2009, 13:40 ET PostNet partners with Shred-it to provide industry-leading document
destruction business solutions

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - PostNet, the Ultimate Business Support Centre, has partnered with Shred-it to deliver secure document destruction solutions. Under this partnership, PostNet stores...