Survey: Companies' Efforts to Shred Sensitive Documents Might Not Cut It

June 2008
International Journal of Micrographics & Optical Technology;2008, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p7
Academic Journal
The article presents findings on a survey conducted on behalf of Iron Mountain Inc. which investigates the efforts of businesses to safeguard company's information in the U.S. The survey targeted companies with annual revenues of at least $750 million. According to the research, largest firms across the country are devoting more time and money to keeping information safe but federal and state laws governing data privacy often fines the entities for identity theft. It highlights the Federal Trade Commission's Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) Disposal Rule.


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