Get your shred on during Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Paper shred event on Bearcat Commons Oct. 24

UC staff on Bearcats Commons next to the shred truck and boxes of paper at past shred event

The UC Office of Information Security invites all UC students, faculty and staff to drop off personal, work-related and study-related documents at the Cybersecurity Awareness Month shred event.

  • When: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (or until the truck is full)
  • Where: Bearcats Commons, Lot A
  • Please note: All metal, including paper clips and hanging file folders, must be removed in advance; staples are permissible. Plastic also needs to be removed — comb bindings, transparencies, Polaroid pictures and Tyvek envelopes. Anything that cannot be torn is not acceptable.​

Did you know?

Identity theft affected 49 million Americans and cost $56 billion in 2020 alone. OIS shred events provide a simple and effective way to securely destroy and recycle your professional or personal documents.

Visit the Cybersecurity Awareness Month page for valuable insights and don't forget to participate in our events and activities to win prizes and arm yourself with cybersecurity knowledge.


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