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Privacy Means Profit: Prevent Identity Theft and Secure You and Your Bottom Line by John Sileo

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Chapter 5. The Second Mind-Set: Destroy the Data

Sometimes the people picking up your garbage don't think of it as trash; they think of it as cash. And sometimes the trash man is really a "broker," selling bags of trash to the highest bidder. With such a high percentage of identity theft being committed using traditional methods (e.g., physical document theft), destroying paperwork you don't use or need is an essential step to take to prevent data breach.

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