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Whether you are a resident or business owner, keeping your personal information secure and compliant starts with staying informed. The shred experts at ConfiData are dedicated to not only securely destroy your confidential documents, but to keep you informed as well. Learn everything from regulations impacting document destruction, such as GDPR, HIPPA & PHI, to comparing different shred policies, to retention & shredding guidelines for the health industry, common hard drive destruction mistakes, and so much more.

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Confidata gets “Tee’s Up” for the Chamber of Commerce

Thendara Golf Course provided the backdrop for Confidata’s Chamber Choo Choo Open golf team on August 21. The annual event is among the most popular events for the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce. Golfers were also treated to a train ride to and from historic Union Station and the course.   “Confidata is more than…
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Confidata supports Little Falls Hospital Golf Outing

On August 20, a team from Confidata met at Cedar Lake Golf Club to raise money for Little Falls Hospital, part of the Bassett Healthcare Network. The Bassett Healthcare Network provides services to New Yorkers in a 5,600 square mile region; Little Falls Hospital is Herkimer County’s “only provider of acute inpatient medical care, emergency…
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Destroying Confidential Documents Protects Us All

If you asked most people what Confidata is all about, they’d probably answer “shredding” or “recycling.” That’s certainly accurate, but it’s not really what we’re about. Confidata is about security. Cyber-security gets the most headlines these days, but we do still see incidents of paper records being breached. In fact, identity theft is thriving, with…
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Confidata’s Own Rob Shauger Completes Shred School Training

Rob Shauger, Our Director of Sales and Development recently completed Shred School in Chicago. Shred School provides continuing education and training for professionals in the secure document destruction industry, and is administrated by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID). Rob completed courses in Industry Trends, 2015 Data Protection Regulations, and Diversification. Paper Shredding Event

  Looking for an up-to-date schedule of free shredding events? Click here to follow us on Facebook Shredding paper records such as medical documents, bank information, tax documents and other items containing personal account numbers is one way to combat identity theft. In 2015, OCRRA brings you two opportunities to safeguard your identity by shredding…
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Confidata Shreds for A Cause

Confidata partnered with Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) on Saturday, September 19 for a shredding event that benefited the Food Bank of Central New York. The Food Bank of CNY is headquartered in Syracuse and serves Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and St. Lawrence counties.