Records Storage Requirements for Utility Companies

Utility companies have a large burden when it comes to records management.  These companies manage large volumes of sensitive data and must do so while maintaining compliance with numerous federal regulations.  For example, the North American Reliability Corporation’s Critical Infrastructure Protection standards impose numerous requirements on utility companies in terms of both physical and cyber Learn more

Creating a Records Management System

Is your office loaded with file cabinets and documents? Do you find yourself searching for hours before you find the document you’re looking for?  Don’t feel alone. Many organizations struggle with file and document management. But on-site paper document storage consumes an inordinate amount of time, space, and other company resources.  Making the switch to Learn more

Offsite Document Storage for Texas Lawyers and Law Firms

As a lawyer, you know how much paper your firm produces on a daily basis. You use paper to record important information, but you cannot dispose of this material in a haphazard manner. In fact, certain original documents must be kept for a minimum length of time per Texas Bar Association rules. But file retention Learn more

Deciding Which Paper Files to Keep, Which to Scan, Which to Shred

If you’re in the business of sorting through piles of paper files, you may wonder how to distinguish between files you should keep, files you should scan, and files you should shred. Archival and records data are subject to rules that govern how you access and store this data, but these rules aren’t always clear Learn more

Protect Your Sensitive Information with Secure Destruction

Secure destruction of sensitive personal, financial, and healthcare information is a must. In the day and age of sophisticated hackers and cybercriminals, one can never be too careful when discarding sensitive information. It’s not enough to rip up paper documents anymore – now that data has gone digital, it’s necessary to securely destroy sensitive information Learn more

What Should our Company Do with Our Paper Files?

Companies across all industries are transferring paper files into electronic versions on the computer. It is a necessary process that makes file access and organization easier and more efficient. It also saves massive amounts of space. However, converting from paper into electronic is a time-consuming and tedious project. Armstrong Archives can help with a variety Learn more

Do We Need a Document Retention Policy?

A document retention policy (DRP), is a policy that informs the way your business maintains, retains, and discards documents. It outlines how long certain documents should be kept, how they should be protected, and the manner in which they should be destroyed once they are no longer needed. There are a number of reasons Learn more

Document Storage for the Energy Industry

If you work in the energy industry, it comes as no surprise that it’s one of the most heavily regulated. To comply with government regulations, an energy company might have tens of thousands of documents that need to be physically stored, scanned or destroyed. While it’s always important to keep digital backups, there are Learn more

Is Your Document Destruction NAID AAA Certified?

When you’re looking for a company to safely destroy your company’s important documents, there’s a question that you should ask of each potential vendor: “Are you NAID certified?” The National Association of Information Destruction, or NAID, is a trade association that helps to enforce the highest standards in the document destruction industry. Whether or not a Learn more

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FACTA Compliant Document Destruction

If you handle consumer information in any way, you are subject to Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA).  This act was created as an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to set forth provisions intended to protect consumers from identity theft.  The amendment sets forth requirements for the safeguarding Learn more

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