What is NAID?

The National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) is the established international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. Their mission is to promote the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of the member companies. Not all destruction providers are NAID certified; it is a voluntary membership, and you can join as a … READ MORE

E-Waste Management

Do you have any old computers or office electronics you are ready to discard? Are you worried about the confidential information on the devices or all the regulations governing how electronics should be disposed of? The shred division of Underground Vaults and Storage has a solution for you called E-Waste Management. We will recycle your … READ MORE

Community Shred Events

Help Prevent Identity Theft The shred division of Underground Vaults and Storage hosts Community Shred Day events throughout Kansas using our fleet of mobile shred trucks. Our clients or local businesses can sponsor the Shred Day to help create awareness of and help prevent Identity Theft. For the last few years we have hosted several … READ MORE

Announcing our New Website

We have updated the Underground Vaults and Storage website! The UV&S website is more user friendly and easier to navigate so you can find the information you need as quickly as possible. We have also added a Document Resources section to our site. UV&S purchased Document Resources in early 2014 and have added NAID certified … READ MORE

Underground Vaults & Storage acquires Document Resources Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Underground Vaults & Storage acquires Document Resources Inc. Underground Vaults & Storage Inc. (UV&S) announces that it has acquired Document Resources Inc., a professional document destruction and secure record storage company with locations in Hays, Manhattan, Salina and Wichita, Kan. “We are pleased to have negotiated this deal with Document Resources founder, … READ MORE

The cost of improper data disposal

Companies that collect sensitive personal information have a legal duty to keep that information secure and to dispose of it properly. Not upholding that duty has serious consequences as evidenced by a $1,000,000 fine levied on one company by the HHS and FTC. Unfortunately failing to dispose of information sensitive material in the correct way … READ MORE

How long?

How long do you need to keep old records? Well, it varies. There are the fairly standard IRS rules to live by, but some industries have additional guidelines and regulations. Some feel that the best answer is to keep everything forever. Because of space and legal issues, this causes more problems and should be avoided. … READ MORE