What is the CCPA?
The California Consumer Privacy Act grants California residents new privacy rights. The CCPA creates a private right of action for California residents and grants new enforcement power to the Attorney General with high damages recoverable. The CCPA grants California residents the right: (1) to know what personal information is being collected about them; (2) to know whether their personal information...Read more
What to do in case the power is cut
Keep coolers and ice on hand Inexpensive foam coolers will help keep food from spoiling. Surround perishables with ice to help food stay cold longer. Fill up your gas tank Have at least half a tank of gas in your car and fill extra containers with gas. Without power, gas stations will have limited service and supplies. Make sure...Read more
Things You Should Know about Data Destruction
Every digital device has a lifespan. But how do you make sure the data stored on your old hard drives and tapes is unrecoverable? Here are four things to know about data destruction: Erased Devices Still Contain Data There’s more to protecting your data than erasing a hard drive or tape. Even after deleting files on your devices, a...Read more
Document Overload? Signs You Need to Use a Shredding Service
Documents are important to every business. But what happens when you have more documents than you know what to do with? Here are clear signs that you need to use ARM to reduce your document overload now. YOU’RE SHREDDING SENSITIVE DOCUMENTS IN-HOUSE It’s common for small businesses to shred documents in their offices to save money. However, there are...Read more
Common HR Document Problems
Your human resources team is the engine that keeps your business moving. It churns out a continuous flow of forms and files for every employee. Such a large amount of document output can become difficult to control. Recognizing common document mistakes is one of the first steps to streamlining your HR processes. Reviewing how your staff can reduce these...Read more
Pill Bottle Shredding: What to Do With Old Bottles
With over 70% of Americans using prescription medications, the amount of pill bottles used each day in the US is staggering. To efficiently manage the private information contained on prescription medication packaging, you must streamline safe disposal processes. Why Shred Pill Bottles? The labels on pill bottles contain enough information about you to pose the same risks as having...Read more
Time to Re-tire?
Q: The tires that came with my car when it was new are worn out. Should I replace them with the same kind? A: An automaker chooses a tire it thinks will provide the qualities desired by most buyers of a particular car. However, your needs may be different. Performance summer tires may provide optimal handling for your sports...Read more
Tips on how to protect and manage your business records and data
We live in a data-driven world where the volume of data being produced in today’s business setting is mind boggling. Keeping electronic and paper records organized and accessible can be one of the hardest challenges faced in today’s business environment. Here are tips based on Schofield’s Laws of Computing for managing your business data in both electronic and paper format. Be...Read more
Protect Your Privacy
With the stories regarding social media sites sharing your information, we thought we should review the ways you can protect your privacy. You want to do this because if a company’s databases are hacked, you could be a victim of phishing scams or identity theft. Take steps to protect your privacy and control how your personal data is used:...Read more
How Does ARM Reduce Costs?
Gain Extra Office Space by Moving Your Files Offsite Office space costs top dollar. If you can reduce the amount of office space you use to store old files you rarely access, you can move into smaller offices that cost less, or simply use the free space more effectively. Reduce the Cost of Finding and Managing Documents Yourself Onsite...Read more