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  • Dumpster Diving and Identity Theft

    If you’re like most Tampa Bay residents, getting those utility bills each month in the mail doesn’t exactly scream excitement, right?  That being said it’s a reality we all have to deal with; the important aspect here is that we deal with it securely. Once a particular bill is sorted out and paid for, it’s […]

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  • Spring Cleaning and Your Sensitive Documents

    Spring brings the perfect opportunity to tidy up your Tampa home after the long winter months. It’s a great chance to tend to any forgotten housework and chores, before the exciting and relaxing days of summer set in. Whether it’s a desk, cabinets, or an entire home office that could use organizing, sorting through your […]

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  • Document Scanning and the Healthcare Industry

    The healthcare industry is one of the largest and most dominant business sectors for the American economy; in an effort to provide accurate results to patients and families of those patients, it is imperative that hospitals here in Tampa, are remaining at the forefront of technology. Without the most advanced tools, medical professionals can’t hope […]

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  • Paper Remains Significant in Today’s Digital World

    Today, we are consumed by electronic advancements and digital records management which may lead some to believe that paper will soon be obsolete. Keeping that in mind, does this mean that document storage will soon be phased out as well? Contrary to several beliefs, the truth is document management and document storage is not going away […]

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  • Are You Ready for Data Privacy Day?

    Everyone in Tampa should be aware of how our online lives, including records management, can affect day to day real life, whether on a personal or business level. Today more than ever, it’s critical that individuals and businesses are taking the necessary precautions to keep this data secure and confidential. Data protection is vital for […]

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  • Remember to Protect Your Identity this Holiday Season

    The Holiday Season is here, and we couldn’t be more excited! If you’re like us however, you’re not quite ready for Christmas Day to arrive. At Business Records Management in Tampa, we just want to remind our customers to be safe! While you’re out shopping getting those last minute gifts for your loved ones, ensure […]

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  • Records Retention in Tampa: Understanding the Basics

    If you’re confused as to how long records should be stored for, not to worry as you are not alone! Unfortunately, it seems that records retention policies are often applied incorrectly, and as a result, Tampa companies are put at risk, while spending more than necessary. At BRM, we want to help clarify this misleading […]

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  • The Significance of NAID AAA Certification

    If your Tampa business is currently considering hiring a shredding provider, there’s a good chance you have come across the term “NAID Certification” or “AAA Certified” in your research. Why is an AAA Certified rating an important feature to look for? With data breaches on the rise here in Tampa and all over the rest […]

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  • Why Choose Mobile Shredding Services

    On-site document shredding is rapidly becoming a popular method of secure destruction among residents and organizations throughout Tampa, and the rest of the Unites States. All for the right reasons! For starters, organizations don’t have to stress about the security of their confidential financial records, like inventory lists, budgets, marketing plans, legal documents, or accounting […]

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  • Avoid a Data Privacy Breach with These Tips

    When it comes to a data breach, the risk for companies can be significantly high if certain practices aren’t put into place. Whether these are financial, calculable consequences or consequences that ultimately affect your company’s brand and reputation, both can be unfortunate and hard-hitting. To avoid data privacy threats, and to ensure you are in compliance […]

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  • Consider a Shred Day in Tampa

    If your company currently practices regular document shredding, you’ve probably heard of a “Shred Day”. But what does it include? If your Tampa organization is looking for ways in which it can contribute to the community in an engaging and helpful manner, perhaps a Shred Day is the perfect opportunity! Identity theft continues to occur […]

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  • On-Site Document Shredding Provides Simplicity and Peace of Mind

    At BRM in Tampa, we supply organizations of all sizes with an effective means of document shredding. As a business owner you have enough on your plate to deal with; when it comes to protecting your outdated documents and hard drives, allow us to help you! Mobile, on-site shredding is one of the most cost-effective […]

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  • Documents You Should be Shredding

    Every organization whether large or small circulates and distributes a high volume of information on an ongoing basis. Unless your company has an internal document management process in place, it can be difficult determining what documents should be stored and what should be shred when no longer needed. Business Records Management in Tampa can assist […]

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  • HIPAA Compliance Tips

    If you’re in Tampa and work in the Healthcare industry, remaining in compliance with HIPAA is extremely critical. Failing to do so could lead to substantial fines to your organization; in fact, studies reveal that such an occurrence could wind up costing you up to $25,000 depending on the severity of the penalty. To help […]

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  • Surviving the Mess of a Data Breach

    An alarming statistic revealed that close to half of all U.S organizations experienced a data breach last year, with many of them not discovering this fact until weeks or months down the road. Unfortunately for several companies both in Tampa and the rest of the U.S, these data breaches resulted in devastating financial loss, with […]

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  • Organize Your Records to Eliminate Added Stress

    Spring cleaning time is almost here in Tampa, and most people are beginning to go through their house to begin cleaning it from top to bottom. Remember that it’s also the perfect opportunity to sort through household and business records as well. For your own security, it’s important for every household and business in Tampa […]

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  • Choosing a Document Shredding Business That Suits Your Needs

    Today more than ever, it is vital for Tampa businesses to maintain security over their internal business data. What is the best approach to guarantee your information is safe?  Hiring a reliable and trusted, document shredding provider. Office shredders simply do not provide the same sense of security and reassurance as you would receive from […]

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  • Keep Yourself Safe from Identity Theft this Tax Season

    Tax season has arrived, and though many frown upon this time of the year more than any other, we all must face the obligations that come with this annual responsibility. The process of sorting through finances and potential deductibles accrued over the last year can be bothersome and stressful. On the flip side, some Tampa […]

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  • What Can Your Tampa Business Learn from 2014?

    In 2014, it seemed like there were data breaches occurring everywhere in the U.S. While some people will argue they were simply highlighted more in 2014, when it comes to data breach in the news, this past year covered more occurrences publically than ever before. The Target breach in 2013 was of substantial size with […]

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  • What to Look for When Selecting a Document Storage Company

    As a Tampa business owner, you’re probably swamped with work, meetings, and daily matters that take up a significant amount of your time. Not to mention, the need to keep track of employee productivity and customer satisfaction is a top priority when it comes to the success of any business. Perhaps you’re looking for a […]

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  • Tips for Using a File Scanning Service

    Secure file scanning is the most effective way to organize your files and ensure you never lose a business record or memo again. Paper documents are easily lost due to misfiling or accidental disposal. They also begin to show signs of age over time such as smudged ink, tears, and yellowing. When your Tampa business […]

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  • Why Use Professional Paper Shredding Services

    Document shredding has been a vital business practice for several years; however, with identity theft cases continuously on the rise, the need for it is more apparent today than ever. Any outdated or unwanted business files need to be securely shred prior to disposal for efficient protection from corporate fraud and identity theft. Not only […]

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  • Records Storage Services in Tampa

    BRM in Tampa provides organizations with reliable records storage services that are both convenient and cost-effective. With the New Year around the corner, it’s the perfect opportunity for Tampa businesses to consider their current internal processes to determine where and how improvements can be made from an operational standpoint. Like most business owners, chances are […]

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  • Keep Your Office Secure and Clutter-Free

    A data breach is an occurrence in which sensitive, protected, or private information is viewed, stolen, or used by an unauthorized individual. The data breach may be associated with health information, personal information, or intellectual property and affects several businesses across Tampa each year. While the results of a data breach can be significantly damaging […]

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  • Offsite File Storage will Improve Your Bottom Line

    All Tampa businesses need to store records in one form or another. In fact, adhering to a records storage plan is a legal obligation for many industries. But maintaining compliance can be a complicated and difficult task, especially for companies with little records management experience. Although many attempt to store records in-house to save money, compliance issues often end up […]

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  • 5 Signs Your Business Needs File Storage

    Regardless of your company’s size, all businesses in Tampa must manage their internal documents somehow, in one form or another. In fact, implementing a document management system that includes secure file storage is not only smart business practice; it’s also a compliance and regulatory practice. Unfortunately, some businesses still fail to use proper file storage […]

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  • Document Management Planning for Your Tampa Organization

    Implementing an effective document management plan for your Tampa Business is a crucial step in ensuring your information is secure and protected at all times. For accounting, regulatory, legal and other purposes, Tampa organizations are often mandated to store records for a specific time frame. In many situations however, storage space is limited so it […]

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  • Is Your Tampa Business Using Document Scanning Services?

    Information is every Tampa business’s lifeblood; after all, it’s what every organization relies on for processes, communication, and development.  Damaged or lost data could result in disruptions in day to day business procedures or financial loss. The reality is that your employees must have constant access to a wide variety of documents on an on-going […]

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  • Why You Should Destroy Old Unused Hard Drives

    When it comes to carefully managing the information security of your Tampa workplace, it is important to remember that information stored electronically is equally as important if not more, than information stored in filing cabinets. This being said, here are a few more reasons why your Tampa business should seriously consider the destruction of old, […]

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  • The Benefits of Secure Offsite Document Storage in Tampa

    If you’re like the majority of Tampa businesses, you probably store and maintain an exceedingly high volume of documents on a regular basis. What’s the harm in doing so? Chances are, 90% of the information you tuck away in your desks and filing cabinets contains pertinent (and confidential) details about your business, customers, and employees. […]

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  • 5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

    Despite awareness, businesses and residents in Tampa and the rest of the United States, continue to be affected by identity theft. While some cases are more minor than others, this growing crime can lead to severe consequences for everyone involved. The good news is it can be completely prevented with basic precautionary measures. Here are 5 […]

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  • Five Paper Shredding Myths

    With any new process, it takes time to educate and inform your employees on the details, and there are often misconceptions along the way. In regards to paper shredding and its importance, there is often confusion on whether it’s really necessary to do or not. Business Records Management wants to highlight some common paper shredding […]

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  • Six Benefits of Document Scanning for Your Tampa Business

    Sure, there are endless office scanners available on the market to the average consumer, so you may ask yourself why outsource your scanning? While having your employees look after your scanning may seem like a practical solution, it does not offer the same advantages that a scanning company such as BRM in Tampa provides. Scanning […]

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  • Why Outsource Your Document Management to BRM?

    Peace of Mind Allowing professionals to take care of your document management needs, ensures your Clearwater business remains in compliance with privacy laws. A security breach can be extremely damaging for a company, affecting both its financial and reputational state. Unfortunately, in some cases the aftermath can be nearly impossible to recover from. As laws […]

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