ADDS report: The biggest data security risks of 2018

Resource - 19/02/2018 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Technology, Practice Management

In terms of data breaches, 2017 wasn’t a great year. And despite our “glass half-full” attitude, we must admit the data security outlook for 2018 isn’t looking much better. Here are several risks to be aware of, and what...

ADDS: Easy media storage and rotation tips

Blog post - 13/02/2018 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Back up Daily, Weekly and Monthly

Data loss happens without warning. As a result, backups should be a constant part of your routine. Daily, weekly and monthly backups offer blanket protection for every version of your files.

Use...

You know it’s time to go paperless when….

Resource - 30/01/2018 : archiving, data privacy, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

While it’s hard to imagine a business without paper, in the digital age, paper’s hold on the office is dwindling. Organisations that make the switch to digital files save time and money and reap a host of additional benefits. Here...

ADDS: Data security tips for 2018

Resource - 12/01/2018 : Archive Document Data Storage, archiving, cybersecurtiy, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

2018 is here, and it’s time to revisit your data security strategy. In this blog post, we offer our tips for keeping your information safe all year long.

Update Your Password Strategy

Using weak passwords makes it easy for...

ADDS: The top excuses for not storing files offsite

Resource - 19/12/2017 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

We get it: as a busy business owner, you have a multitude of tasks on your plate and file storage may be low on your priority list. But don’t let these excuses ruin an opportunity for increased productivity and profitability!

I don...

Implementing a clean desk policy for your organisation by ADDS

Resource - 29/11/2017 : archiving, clean desk policy, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

A clean desk policy isn’t just about aesthetics; it’s an important tool for preventing privacy breaches in the workplace. But how do you implement a clean desk policy in your organisation and make it stick? In this blog, we offer best...

ADDS: Everything you need to know about data destruction

Resource - 07/11/2017 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Data destruction may be the final step in the retention management life cycle, but that doesn’t mean it’s the least important step. Due diligence often falls by the wayside during final disposition, leading to devastating privacy...

How to step up data security in your business by ADDS

Resource - 13/10/2017 : archiving, data security, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

To say “data breaches are on the rise” is an understatement. In August 2017, the computer reseller CeX was hacked, potentially compromising the personal information of two million customers. Two weeks later, the US credit agency...

Aderant's Handshake has been enhanced by a new reporting feature for knowledge management

News Article - 29/09/2017 : aderant, archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, In-house shredding, knowledge management, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Knowledge Management, Technology

Aderant, a global leader in firm management software, has released KM Analytics, a new module included within Handshake which provides users and administrators a deep understanding of how a firm’s Handshake Portal, Universal Search and core...

Four popular document storage myths, debunked by Archive Document Data Storage

Resource - 29/09/2017 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, document storage, file storage, In-house shredding, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Technology, Practice Management

If you’re confused about how to best store and manage your documents, you’re not alone. There is a plethora of document storage myths. In this blog post, we share the most popular myths and help you discover the truth about document...

ADDS explores the true costs of in-house shredding

Resource - 14/09/2017 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, In-house shredding, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Although in-house file shredding may seem cheap, simple and risk-free, nothing is further from the truth. Once you consider the time, expense and risk of in-house shredding, the picture becomes clearer. In this blog, we help you understand the...

ADDS explores the difference between document scanning and document conversion

Resource - 01/09/2017 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document conversion. document scanning, document management, file storage, paperless, scanning, secure destruction, Technology, Practice Management

The decision about whether or not to “go paperless” can be daunting, especially if you don’t understand the terminology that’s used by scanning and imaging providers. Although the terms “document scanning” and...

ADDS: Comparing media vaulting to cloud storage

Resource - 21/08/2017 : archiving, cloud storage, deed storage, digital mail room, disaster recovery, document management, file storage, paperless, paperless office, scanning, Technology, Practice Management

A single data loss incident can have a devastating effect on your business. That’s why it’s important to have a secure and reliable backup solution. If you’re wondering whether to back up to the cloud or to store your data tapes...

ADDS: Foolproofing your disaster recorvery plan

Resource - 16/08/2017 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, disaster recovery, document management, file storage, paperless, paperless office, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance

When disaster strikes, having a plan and being able to put it into immediate action can mean the difference between keeping your business open and shutting its doors forever. Here we offer tips for foolproofing your disaster recovery plan.

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Fun and interactive ways to raise awareness about the GDPR within your organisation by ADDS

Resource - 01/08/2017 : archiving, deed storage, digital mail room, document management, file storage, paperless, paperless office, scanning, secure destruction, Risk & Compliance, Technology, Practice Management

Education, education, education. Yes, educating staff about the GDPR and raising awareness is the all-important step that will unite your organisation and team members in the GDPR fight for survival!

The key is to get everyone on...