Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business


Parish Morris

Founder & President

Imagine you’re tossing out old bank statements, not realizing they’re a goldmine for identity thieves. This is where shredding services come in. They don’t just rip your documents; they pulverize them into unreadable confetti, keeping your personal information safe. You’ll learn how these services work and why they’re crucial in preventing identity theft. Let’s explore what to consider when choosing a provider.

Understanding the Importance of Secure Document Disposal

It’s crucial to understand that secure document disposal isn’t just about decluttering your space, it’s a key step in protecting your personal identity. Knowing the Document Disposal Laws will provide you not only with legal compliance but also peace of mind. You’re not just tossing away paper; you’re disposing of potentially sensitive information which, if mishandled, could lead to identity theft or fraud.

The risk doesn’t end at personal level though – corporate espionage is a real concern too. Discarded documents can become treasure troves for competitors seeking access to confidential business strategies or customer data. This is where Corporate Espionage Prevention comes into play – effective document disposal plays a significant part here.

Regular shredding services are often more than sufficient for most people and businesses. However, depending on the sensitivity of your documents, consider investing in cross-cut shredders or hiring professional disposal services that comply with high-security standards set by data protection regulations.

Remember: proper document disposal isn’t simply an office chore – it’s an essential practice for maintaining privacy and preventing unauthorized access to vital information. Be wise about how you dispose of your documents; after all, they hold more than ink on paper!

How Shredding Services Operate

They’re designed to thoroughly destroy sensitive documents, reducing the risk of data breaches. Shredding services operate with high efficiency and precision, capitalizing on the evolution of shredding technologies. The machines they use are far more advanced than your typical office shredder. They can handle large volumes of paper, credit cards, CDs and even hard drives.

As a result, you’re not just protecting your identity or complying with data protection regulations; you’re also contributing to an environmentally friendly cause. Modern shredders have evolved to incorporate ‘green’ practices in response to the environmental impacts of shredding. Most notably, majority of shredded material is recycled.

But remember: Not all shredding services are created equal. You should look for a service that provides a certificate of destruction as proof that your documents have been securely disposed of. This is crucial for compliance purposes and gives you peace of mind knowing your data won’t fall into the wrong hands.

The Role of Shredding Services in Identity Theft Prevention

In today’s world, they’re essential for preventing identity theft, as these operations ensure confidential documents don’t end up in the wrong hands. Shredding services play a critical role in this endeavor. You’re not only protecting yourself but also complying with data protection regulations.

Shredding Frequencies are pivotal when it comes to safeguarding your sensitive information. Regular shredding schedules, whether monthly or quarterly, can significantly reduce the risk of your personal data being compromised. Remember, an unshredded document is an open invitation to identity thieves.

Moreover, Digital Shredding is another crucial aspect you need to consider seriously. With digital storage devices becoming prevalent and sophisticated, simply deleting files isn’t enough anymore. Advanced software can recover deleted files with relative ease thus exposing your private information again. Hence, using digital shredding service that completely destroys the stored data and makes file recovery impossible is highly advisable.

Finally yet importantly, understanding how these services work will empower you to make informed decisions about document destruction and disposal processes as part of your overall strategy against identity theft. Don’t underestimate the role of professional shredding service in preserving your privacy and securing peace of mind!

Evaluating Different Types of Shredding Services

You’ll want to weigh the pros and cons of various document destruction methods, from on-site pulverizing to off-site grating, as part of your plan to guard against data breaches. Shredding equipment options vary greatly in functionality and effectiveness. For instance, strip-cut shredders offer basic protection by cutting documents into strips, while crosscut or micro-cut shredders provide high-security levels by pulverizing papers into tiny confetti-like pieces.

Evaluating the cost implications is also crucial. On-site services may seem cost-effective initially but consider the expense associated with maintaining equipment and managing waste disposal. Off-site services often come with a fee but remember they handle transportation, shredding, and recycling tasks for you.

Moreover, compliance with data protection regulations should be a deciding factor. Ensure your chosen method aligns with laws such as FACTA or HIPAA if applicable. Confirm that service providers are NAID certified; this guarantees adherence to stringent security measures during data destruction.

Key Considerations When Choosing a Shredding Service

Choosing a document destruction method isn’t just about cost, it’s also essential to ensure compliance with data protection laws and consider the efficiency of the chosen method. A balanced cost analysis should include not only direct costs for the service but also account for potential fines or reputational damage due to non-compliance.

In terms of service accessibility, your chosen provider should be able to reliably accommodate your needs – whether that means off-site shredding, on-site services, or providing locked bins for secure storage until destruction. You’ll need to assess their ability to handle your specific volume and frequency of shredding requirements.

Also key is expertise in data protection regulations. They should be knowledgeable about relevant laws such as GDPR if you’re in Europe or HIPAA if you’re dealing with health information in the U.S. Your chosen provider should offer clear evidence of adherence to these standards.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Should I Do if I Suspect My Personal Details Have Already Been Compromised?

If you suspect your personal details have been compromised, don’t panic. Start with identity theft remedies like contacting banks and credit bureaus. Consider investing in credit report monitoring services to stay ahead of any misuse.

How Soon After Shredding Are My Documents Completely Untraceable?

Once shredded, your documents are instantly untraceable. Shredding efficiency ensures quick destruction while post shredding verification confirms total obliteration. You’re immediately safeguarded from identity theft once the shredding process is complete.

Are Digital Shredding Services Available for Electronic Data?

Absolutely! Digital shredding services are a godsend for managing electronic data risks. They obliterate your digital footprints, ensuring that your sensitive information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands, boosting digital shredding benefits immensely.

What Regulations Are in Place to Ensure the Security of Shredding Services?

You’re protected by regulations like FACTA and HIPAA, which mandate rigorous security measures for shredding services. They ensure ‘Regulation Compliance,’ safeguarding your data from misuse and keeping your identity secure.

Are There Any Alternatives to Shredding for Secure Document Disposal?

Ever considered other methods for secure document disposal? Yes, there are alternatives to shredding. Burning documents is one, but remember to do it safely! Recycling confidentiality is another, but ensure the facility is trustworthy.

Brian Huff

Operations Logistics Division

Brian works in the Operations Logistics Division but is also a secondary contact for Services. He is the primary contact for Total Recall, handheld scanners, and barcoding questions or concerns. Brian also manages daily work orders to maintain operations with our Site Operations Coordinators nationwide. Brian is retired from the United States Air Force with 21 years of service. His time in service was spent mainly managing aircraft maintenance and personnel. He has a meticulous eye for quality and is an experienced supervisor and manager. The knowledge and experience gained from his service has ensured an easy transition into the Document Security Solutions team. I plan to grow within Document Security Solutions and master my craft. I am also looking to further my education in both my professional and personal life.

Andrew Mills


Andrew is Document Security Solutions Training and Compliance Specialist. Andrew onboards and trains all new employees to the standards of DSS. If required, he submits for a background check for each particular location. He organizes and plans individual and company training to ensure that all is current on all required training and policies for DSS. He meets quarterly with all Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and Privacy Officers at each location to assist in inspections requirements and Finally, Andrew has honorably served in the U. S. Navy as a Radio Teletype Morse Code Operator and currently Serves in the U.S. Army as the Senior Intelligence Analyst for EUCOM JAC HQ as the Training and Operations Non Commissioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC) since May of 2022. Andrew has also served as the Lead Intel All Source Training NCOIC of the Army Reserve Intelligence Service Center at Fort Gillem, Ga. Andrew has a total of 32 years of service.

Randy McGinnis


Randy has 20 years of experience in the United States Air Force working as a Contracting Officer, Fiscal Budget Planner, Communication Technician, as-well-as leading diverse teams that has provided him with priceless experience in Federal Procurement Strategies that make him an indispensable member of the DSS team.Randy is Document Security Solutions Contract Specialist. Randy develops strategic plans to secure future Government contracts, establishes relationships with Government agencies, and markets our capabilities. Additionally, Randy assists the Capture Team as they source Government contracting opportunities daily establishing contract submission, awards, sources sought, and manage administration to existing contracts.

Lisa Ochoa

Executive Assistant

Lisa provides executive-level support to the Founder and the Chief Operating Officer. She provides additional support to team members to ensure that company goals and objectives are accomplished and that operations run efficiently. Lisa brings 18 years of office experience that is utilized daily by planning and orchestrating work to ensure that senior executives’ priorities are met, organizational goals are achieved, and best practices are upheld.

Latrice Franklin

Business Development Specialist

Latrice Franklin identifies new business opportunities and clients for Document Security Solutions, while developing long term relationships. She uses her craft to develop marketing and sales strategies to help grow the company’s business. Latrice is responsible for coordinating strategies with operations, marketing, and executives to propose new business ideas that can improve revenue margins.

Serene Obak

Invoice Billing Clerk

Serene is part of DSS’ Quality Assurance Team. Serene understands the work others in her division do and how it impacts her own, therefore collaborating to achieve business’ quality standards, she recognized it’s a key quality of team effort.

Serene communicates with our Vendors and Subcontractors requesting Invoices, Service Tickets, and Certificates of Destruction be submitted weekly, her process is to review for accuracy, which in turn ensures we all receive prompt payment.

Nicole Rogers

Service Manager

Nicole handles logistical coordination of all company contracts. Nicole’s prior military experience as an intelligence Analyst brings all the skill set needed to successfully maintain numerous government and local contract organizing personnel, schedules, and material.

Norris "Chuck" Thurmond

Operations Team Member

Chuck served as an Operations Specialist in the United States Navy. He developed a passion for managing, training, planning, and organizing from conducting domestic and global operations for 24 years on active duty. While transitioning to the civilian world as a member of Document Security Solutions operation team, Chuck utilizes the skills and experience gained to oversee the day-to-day scheduling of services and the movement of personnel and material for a rapidly growing company.

Robert “Bobby” Warden

Regional Site Operations Coordinator & Compliance Associate

Bobby is the first Regional Site Operation Coordinator for Document Security Solutions. He oversees the day-to-day operations of the Eastern region. His scope of work includes all things training and compliance working hand in hand with Christal in doing so. Bobby served as an Electronics Technician in the U.S. Navy. He cultivated his leadership and organizational skills by leading thousands of Sailors during his 24 years of active-duty service.

Christal Miller

Training & Compliance Manager

Christal is the Training and Compliance Manager with employees and contractors. The work encompasses handling employee training, badging, and background checks. The goal is to ensure that Document Security Solutions has the most knowledgeable, diligent, and prepared staff possible. Christal’s 22 years in the United States Navy of training and leading hundreds of sailors, is the source of her acquired knowledge and skill to work everyday with the DSS team.

Jack Mussett

Scanning Technician

Jack oversees the scanning department. He applies the best practices to the scanning production process and leverages his skills to help Document Security Solutions expand its service offerings. He brings more than twenty years of corporate experience in the application of document management systems, hybrid systems, and end-user training for the paperless world.

Alisha Carey

Contract Administrator

Alisha is Document Security Solutions inside Contract Manager. Alisha received her contract Management certification at the University of California Irvine. She is responsible for all contract submissions, awards, modifications, and contract closeouts. Additionally, she assists in the development of DSS’s procurement strategy plan for both SDVOSB set aside and GSA procurement. Since joining DSS Alisha has helped the company win 23 awards in just under 2.5 years.

Darryn DiSanto

Capture Manager

Darryn creates strategic plans to secure future government contracts. Darryn builds relationships with government agencies and markets our capabilities. Darryn also leads the Capture Team as they source government contracting opportunities daily. Darryn has 20 years of experience in the United States Air Force working in government acquisition, finance, budget, and accounting as well as leading diverse teams has provided him with keen insights and experience that make him an indispensable member of the DSS team.

Donna-Marie Morris

Chief Operating Officer

Donnamarie Morris Chief Operating Officer (COO) Design and implement business strategies, plans, and procedures, set comprehensive goals for performance and growth, and Establish policies that promote company culture and vision. Oversees our outsourced Human Resources and the daily operations of the company and the work of executives!
Donnamarie Morris oversees Compliance, and Training develops compliance processes and procedures and reviews implemented training, reviews company policies, and advises on possible risks.
Donnamarie’, goal as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) is to manage all aspects of the organization’s plans and to cultivate a culture of performance and continuous improvement.

Parish Morris

Founder & President

Parish served as an Administrative Chief and a Military Recruiter in the United States Marine Corps. He retired after serving twenty faithful and honorable years in the United States Marine Corps. As a civilian, Parish quickly realized that his military skills had prepared him to become a Veteran Entrepreneur. Parish managed to use his leadership skills, professional training, education, and the experiences he had gained from traveling around the world to open a mobile document destruction business in Murrietta, California.

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