Can a Record Storage Company Save You Money?

Several years ago we were contacted by a very large firm whose record storage business we had been pursuing for quite some time. They were with one of our competitors at the time (a national company). They had been using one of their client’s facilities for record storage in addition to storing records in our … Continued

Archives Security earns NAID AAA Certification!

We are proud to announce that Archives Security, Inc. has recently received NAID AAA Certification for its document destruction services.  NAID (The National Association for Information Destruction) is the international trade organization for companies providing information destruction services around the globe.  As the standards setting body for the information destruction industry worldwide, NAID is the … Continued

Mini-Storage – Sensitive Information – Bad Idea

Now that your practice or business is been around for five or more years, you’re beginning to build up a lot of paperwork that needs to be stored. You had a good idea, let’s rent a mini-storage unit  and get all of this paperwork out of our way. Do you have sensitive information that is … Continued

Archives Security Winter Update

We have extended the 1 month free trial of our Destruction Container Service. Let us securely shred your protected information for free and if needed you can set up an ongoing service for a very affordable price. Call 205-322-6197 Ext. 405 or email to request your free trial.

Tips for Quantifying Information Governance Benefits

In order to get the funding necessary to implement an effective IG program, records managers must be equipped to present a persuasive case for investing in RIM practices. We have compiled advice from industry leaders on how to convince executives to fund IG programs and change the perception of records management from an expense center to a department of value.

8 Steps to Finding the Best Off-site Storage Vendor

Finding the right vendor for off-site records storage looks different for every organization, but making an educated decision starts with gathering information from prospects. PRISM International, the not-for-profit trade association for the information management industry released some guidelines to assist companies in doing their due diligence to find the best vendor for their company. We have posted an abbreviated version of their questionnaire as reference for your off-site storage search.

2014 ASI Green Report

The 2014 ASI Green Report is in and the statistics look good.
It is imperative to the future of business organizations to find a way to securely and sustainably eliminate paper waste. We are excited about the positive impact ASI Document Destruction services have on our environment. Take a look at the report and see how the clients who choose to shred their documents with us participate in saving precious natural resources.

Data Privacy Day 2015

January 28th is Data Privacy Day! Learn more about the National Cyber Security Alliance’s efforts to respect privacy, safeguard data and enable trust and get tips on how to implement these objectives in your business. Get links to two free webinars on starting your own privacy plan or cutting costs and liability with privacy awareness.

3 Records Tips for Tax Season

This is where a smart records and information management program can ease the pain of tax season for any organization. We suggest focusing efforts on the following three areas to ensure you are ready for tax season: Information Governance, Electronic Filing and Retention Periods.

Plus, see what documents you need for this year’s tax prep.