Blog: How to destroy data securely

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Improper destruction of documents can mean breaching the Data Protection Act and can result in hefty fines from the Information Commissioner's Office but also, perhaps more importantly, reputational damage. Today, data is essential to all of us. But in the wrong hands, information can do a lot of harm. There were about 150,000 victims of identity fraud in 2015, up 57% from 2014, according to Cifas.  This vulnerability is not going away: cyber crime is increasing. Although there may be incre