Although paperwork is inevitable if you are a school, university, or college, the risk that can arise from not carefully disposing of it isn’t something that you need to expose your institution to. Working with a reliable confidential shredding partner will ensure that you’re not left vulnerable when it comes to sensitive data and confidential information - and that your internal admin is organised and compliant.
Working with an on-site shredding provider that is BS EN 15713 certified is an essential part of ensuring that you are getting a reliable service that will keep your business compliant. This is a standard that relates to both service delivery and customer satisfaction and provides reassurance that you’re getting the right level of support where the destruction of confidential information is concerned.
Today, one in five data breaches involves paper. This is a statistic that often shocks, as we tend to assume that data breaches are only happening on a digital level. However, the range of documents that can contain sensitive and confidential data is broad and this creates the kind of vulnerability that requires a positive action plan in order to avoid a range of consequences, from a legal breach to reputational damage. If you want to ensure that your business is completely covered then shredding obsolete documents is going to be key.