Many Australian businesses are loving the benefits of a clean desk policy – and for good reason. It’s not just good for their employee’s health, morale and productivity; it’s also a great way to prevent confidential data leaks or breaches.
We’ll run through some common clean desk policy FAQs with a checklist to illustrate how Shred-X can assist your business in maintaining information security.
What is a clean desk policy and why is it important?
A clean desk policy is simply a set of guides, rules and procedures established by a business to ensure desks and employee workspaces are kept tidy, functional and free from easy access to confidential information. Some businesses emphasise the health benefits of desks being dirt and dust-free, while others prefer the aesthetics of a minimalist look. Whatever the reason, a business that adopts a clean desk policy, stands to improve:
Implementing a Clean Desk Policy
Implementing a clean desk policy begins with educating all employees regarding the importance of the data safety requirements of all businesses, as well as the associated benefits of such policies.
To assist you in kicking off your own business policies, we have put together a simple checklist as a starting point.
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Clean Desk Office Checklist
For documents and filing:
Find out more about Shred-X’s Document Destruction solutions. From personal boxes and secure cabinets to centrally placed secure destruction containers, Shred-X have a solution for your office to maintain a clean desk policy and protect confidential information.
For technology and IT Assets:
Find out more about Shred-X’s e-Waste solutions designed to protect your business’s confidential information and data stored on your IT assets.
Start Protecting Your Business
Shred-X are here to protect your sensitive information and confidential data by providing your office with a safe, secure and trusted disposal method – ensuring your clean desk policy is adhered to. Shred-X containers are locked and tamper-proof for assets that contain secure information, including hard drives, computers and documents, which can be destroyed either onsite or at our facility.