NAID® is the standard-setting body advocating for best practices in secure data destruction.

NAID promotes a standard of best practices across governments and by service providers as well as product, equipment, and service suppliers globally.

For decades NAID® has been the watchdog association for secure data destruction operators worldwide. Now under i-SIGMA, it continues to work to improve the sales efforts of approximately 2,000-member companies by providing tools for compliance with all known data protection regulations. The NAID AAA Certification Program, which is held by approximately 1,000 service providers on five continents, is now required in thousands of government and private service contracts.

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NAID Membership offers more than respect, it includes exclusive resources.

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Australian Firms Approved: Gov’t “Official Information”

A list of companies that have specifically earned NAID AAA Certification with the Australian Government PSPF Endorsement (formerly T4).

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Buyer’s Guide

The NAID & PRISM International Buyers Guide is a handy directory of product and service suppliers, all of whom support this industry.

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November 6, 2019

Privacy Commissioner Shares Lessons Learned After One Year of Mandatory Breach Reporting

On November 1 of last year, Canadian businesses became subject to new mandatory breach reporting regulations under Canada’s federal private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). After a year in action, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada weighed in on observations he has noticed within the year. The highlights of […]

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October 23, 2019

Shred School is for the Hungry

Shred School 2019 wrapped up earlier this month with its final stop in Portland. While every attendee from all three destinations stated they would consider attending again, they also all had one thing in common that Kelly Martinez, Director of Marketing & Communications for i-SIGMA and Shred School Trainer claims any future attendee would probably […]

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October 23, 2019

Information Disposition Textbook: Getting Clients to Take You Seriously

Though i-SIGMA continues to produce new marketing tools like the recently released Universally Compliant Service Provider Contract, members are reminded they should continue to take advantage of those that came before. Only three years ago, NAID introduced the first and only textbook on data destruction, examining it in theory and practice from a wide range […]

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