The F.B.I. estimates that U.S. businesses lose tens of billions of dollars every year due to theft of company data. All the electronic security measures in the world are useless if you're throwing out confidential hard copies and disks by the truckload. Putting your trust in an outside shredding service to dispose of confidential data for you is not the answer. By outsourcing your company's document disposal, you effectively relinquish control of the program. In addition, the costs associated with shredding services are at astronomical levels and are not going to decrease. The surest and most economical way to protect your company from data or identity theft is to shred sensitive documents in-house, at the sourcein the hardened steel cutting shafts of a Destroyit paper shredder.