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What is Dumpster Diving?

In this video, you will learn about dumpster diving.

In this video, you will learn about dumpster diving. Dumpster diving is the act of going through trash or a dumpster to get information.

To help prevent dumpster diving, you can do one or more of the following:

  • secure your trash with a lock
  • shred sensitive paper items properly
  • destroy or dispose of old storage media in a secured recycle bin
  • implement a secure disposal policy

Reflect and share: Now that you have learned about dumpster diving, reflect on how exposed your dumpster is. What kinds of information do you throw into the trash?

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