Top 8 Documents to Destroy to Avoid Identity Theft

Identity theft from dumpster divers rifling through your rubbish may seem far-fetched. Yet identity theft is on the rise in Australia, and it’s not all cybercrime. Scams from discarded paper documents provide thieves with valuable personal data resulting in identity related fraud. It is often a stained and crumpled piece ...

Recycling vs shredding: which is best?

Most businesses and individuals collect and store large number of paper documents and sooner or later most of these will need to be disposed of. The easy option is to tip paper documents into your council recycling bin. Unfortunately it turns out those yellow-lid bins are not necessarily all that ...

Office paper – alive and well!

With vast amounts of information now stored on digital platforms and much of our communication conducted by email, it might seem like digital data has superseded the age-old technology of print. However very few organisations, whether business or government, have achieved the goal of the ‘paperless office’. Most individuals also ...

Laying down the law on privacy

With more and more of our sensitive private information being collected by businesses and other organisations, how confidential material is handled is very much in the public eye. Not only can lax handling of such data damage a business’s reputation, but it can also have serious legal consequences. The Australian ...