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Your company has just digitally imaged a year of corporate tax documents. Which of these would be the best way to dispose of the paper copies?

A) Personally take the paper copies to the garbage bin

B) Dispose of the paper at an off-site garbage facility

C) Shred the paper documents

D) Leave the documents with building security

E) Use a magnifying glass to carefully burn away any important details

The answer:C) Shred the paper documents

Sensitive information should be rendered unreadable before they are put into any garbage facility.

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