Tax ID Fraud and How to Defend

Identity theft is often thought of in terms of credit scores and bank accounts, however, the same information used to meddle with your credit can be used to mess with your taxes. Getting jobs, filing returns, when hackers use your personal information in this manner, it is regarded as Tax Identity Theft. While the paperwork needed to correct this is a hassle in and of itself, the resulting delay in refunds could be detrimental for those enduring hardships.

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Avoid Tax Identity Theft

Identity theft is often thought of in terms of credit scores and bank accounts, however, the same information used to meddle with your credit can be used to mess with your taxes. Getting jobs, filing returns, when hackers use your personal information in this manner, it is regarded as Tax Identity Theft. While the paperwork needed to correct this is a hassle in and of itself, the resulting delay in refunds could be detrimental for those enduring hardships.

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Environmentally Friendly Data Destruction

In the business world, online and offline, data continues to grow every second. Although this presents more opportunities for data destruction companies, it also introduces unique challenges. Having a secure data destruction plan that is also environmentally-friendly is key. And the firms in the data destruction industry that practice effective recycling methods will stand out as leaders.

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The Ledger Data Breach: More Malicious Than Previously Thought

Ledger — a company that sells security hardware to customers who want to protect their cryptocurrency — is making headlines with a data breach affecting their client base. While news broke in July of 2020 about a hack on the company’s database, new data illustrates the attack was more malicious than previously thought.

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Choosing Between Strip Cut and Cross Cut Shredders

In 2019, 14.4 million victims bore a massive financial burden of identity fraud. If you do not protect your identity, you could also become a victim. One of the simple ways of protecting yourself from identity theft and fraud is by shredding crucial documents that you no longer use. This is where paper shredders come in handy.

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Cybersecurity And Data Protection While Working From Home

In a matter of weeks, companies have shifted from working in office settings to having employees work from home as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Many businesses operate under strict regulations regarding data privacy and security and now have to find ways to adapt those regulations to a work from home environment.

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