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Confidential Shredding

picture of shredded paperIt’s important that we shred confidential and protected records and/or data. Failure to do so could compromise sensitive information which is not only costly to the university and department involved, but to the individual whose information may have been affected. Do your part and shred sensitive confidential and protected information.

If you have a heavy volume of confidential* and protected* records in paper form, and your department’s shredder can’t cut it, the following services might be of help:

*Not sure what types of information qualify as confidential and protected? The Information Security Office outlines Data Classification levels in their Information Security Policy Manual. Review the manual at policy.uconn.edu and pay special attention to sections 4 and 5 to develop a better understanding of appropriate degrees of protection.