How Can On-Site Shredding Protect Your Team

Posted  January 25, 2021  by  Jenny Green


How Can Onsite Shredding Protect Your Team?

In November 2020, Singapore announced stiffer penalties for data breaches as parliament passed changes to the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA).
Human error and employee negligence continue to be a major cause of data breaches – accounting for 24% of all breaches, according to IBM – which in most instances can lead to severe financial and reputational damage.
To combat this, business owners must protect their teams and help reduce the risks. But when it comes to document destruction, they’re faced with many different options when searching for paper shredding in Singapore.
To help you navigate the many options and find the best document destruction solutions for your organisation, in this article we’ll outline the many benefits of onsite shredding compared to offsite shredding and other popular options.
Shred-it protects what matters – and what matters to us is the safety and security of your employees and customers. So, read on and discover how we can benefit your business and give you peace of mind, so you can focus on the all-important task of setting yourself up for sustained success..

What Is Onsite Shredding and Why Should You Choose It?

In the world of document destruction, one of the most common options is secure onsite shredding.
Simply put, onsite shredding takes place on the premises of your business: where our security specialist comes to your location, empties the contents of your secure, locked console into our mobile shredding truck which is waiting on-site – all documents are then shredded right before your eyes.
Instead of transferring your documents to another location to be shredded, unlike offsite shredding, this process does not require a need to remove your documents from your business premises – they are destroyed first via our purpose-built shredder machine and then the shredded paper is securely transported to a recycling facility.
For most of our customers, onsite shredding is the preferred option, be it for corporate policy reasons, or the peace of mind that comes with seeing confidential documents destroyed in-person.

What Are the Benefits of Onsite Shredding Compared to Offsite Shredding?

Beyond the reasons listed above, our onsite, mobile paper shredding services are an easy, convenient way to securely destroy your documents, securely.
Compared to offsite shredding, you don’t have to worry about organising transportation and you can opt to watch the destruction process or simply carry on with your work, safe in the knowledge that your documents will be destroyed safely and securely.
Because the documents are destroyed before they leave the site, many agree  that onsite shredding is more secure.
With secure chain of custody protocols, such as end-to-end tracking of your documents, locked trucks and secure containers to ensure safety in transit, we’re confident that  our shredding services assist in protecting you from the risk of a data breach – it’s simply a matter of choosing your preferred option.

How Can Shred-it Singapore Help to Protect Your Team?

It’s more important than ever to protect the personal data of your customers, company and employees – after all, there’s enough going in the world to have to be constantly worried about the reputational and financial damage that can be suffered as a result of a data breach.
Shred-it’s world-class, onsite document destruction services make sure your organisation is protected at all costs, to give you peace of mind and the freedom to focus on the day-to-day success of your business.
Get in touch today for a no-obligation quote, for services tailored to the exact needs of your business.
This article is provided for your convenience and does not constitute legal advice. Readers should not take, or refrain from taking, actions based upon the content of this article. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes. Please seek professional legal advice.

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