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Identity Theft & Protection from Southern California Shredding Company, Sergeant Shredder. Learn the steps to protect your most sensitive information.

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Preventing Mail Fraud

Lock It Up! Americans are well aware of the financial dangers of identity theft. As a professional shredding company, we work hard to keep our clients’ sensitive papers and electronic data safe and secure from hackers and thieves. Even so, retailer and credit card databases are still occasionally compromised by sophisticated hackers who find and […]

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Payment Card Fraud

US. Tops List As a professional shredder, I keep tabs on data breaches, payment card fraud and general info about identity theft… issues that routinely affect my residential and commercial clients. In a survey of 20 countries conducted by the Aite Group, four countries rose to the top of the payment card fraud list — […]

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ID Theft Monitoring

Stay One Step Ahead As a professional shredder — one that specializes in information destruction — many of our clients ask us what they should look for in monitoring services. When it comes to ID theft monitoring, you always want to stay one step ahead of the identity thieves. The market to purchase ID protection products […]

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Protect Tech Devices with mobile apps & games

Protect Tech Devices

5 Tips for Security Whether you’re an individual with an iPhone or a business that provides Androids to employees, it’s time to get into some security habits. Smart business means policies that protect tech devices. We’re in the business of protecting data — shredding paper and electronics. Here are five quick tips for protecting your devices and mobile […]

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Geen Apple Security Attacks

Recent Apple Security Attack

Find My iPhone Security Apple iPhone, iPad, and Mac owners are finding their devices have been controlled by a hacker who is demanding a ransom to unlock them. Early reports indicated that the hack was confined to Australia. Yet support forums are showing that the Apple security attack may have spread to New Zealand, the United […]

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AB 1710 Law and Information Security wordle

AB 1710 Law News

California Data Breach On May 27, 2014, the California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 1710 (AB 1710) to update California’s data breach notification law. The AB 1710 law update expands existing provisions to require businesses, including retailers, to notify consumers of a data breach at the same time data owners are notified. As a shredding […]

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2014 Identity Fraud Statistics and Fingerprint

2014 Identity Fraud Statistics

Unsettling News Every two seconds, thirty times a minute, 24/7 every day of the year. That stunning number indicates just how fierce the war over identity theft is. In spite of billions of dollars in efforts to stop thieves and their criminal operations, a report from Javelin Strategy shows the casualty rates are climbing annually. Let’s […]

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AOL Mail Breach

Users to Change Passwords Our mission at Sergeant Shredder is to help individuals and businesses protect their confidential and private information. Th AOL Mail breach is just another scary example of how information within electronic media is at risk. The old slogan “You’ve got mail” as popularized by AOL could be reinterpreted as “Criminals have […]

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Online Identity Theft & Online ID Tag

Online Identity Theft

When the Unthinkable Happens Online identity theft is a lot like a car accident — you hear about it on the news or you know friends who have suffered through it, but you might think it’s unlikely to happen to you. You’re careful about your online interaction; you only friend people you really know on […]

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Data Breach Enforcement

Agencies at All Sides For businesses, the primary reasons to secure customer data are to protect the financial interests of both the client and the company. Data breaches are bad for the brand; it breeds  mistrust and can potentially cost businesses millions of hard-earned dollars. Another reason to protect such information is to avoid data […]

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