Shred-it News

Shred-it reports lack of responsibility over data security puts UK businesses at risk of fraud

This year, Shred-it is an official Fraud Week supporter and calls for furtherlegislation on data security education UK businesses are putting themselves at risk of fraud resulting from a security breach by not assigning an employee to be responsible for information security education and implementation within their organisation, the UK’s leading information destruction expert, Shred-it, has warned. Raising awareness Nearly half (46%) of small business owners have no em...

Biometric passport technology to be implemented by all EU states

 All EU states including the UK, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland are to issue biometric passportsTop security experts from Shred-it warn of the need to be vigilant as the UK Identity and Passport Service commits to embrace fingerprint and face recognition technology at its borders.As of 29 June 2009, all EU states, including the UK, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, are required to begin the process of issuing new passports containing biometric elements, including facial images and...