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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.

NAID AAA Certification

Discover why companies offer the most rigorous verification in the industry.

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Education

NAID values education. We strive to continuously educate to keep our industry at the forefront.

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Become a Member

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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May 28, 2020

Have You Been Waiting for the Phone to Ring?

By: Cory Layes Shredders across the country have experienced a significant downturn in business due to COVID-19. Over the past two months we have spoken to a large number of shredding companies who have experienced a reduction in sales between 25% to 65% Not only does this reduction affect the bottom line, but the customers […]

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April 9, 2020

Board Approves CSDS Mentoring Program

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from the CSDS Board of Regents to create a mentoring program for those interested in earning their Certified Secure Destruction Specialist (CSDS®) accreditation. According to Michael Payton of Augusta Data Storage, Inc., who is Chairman of the CSDS Board of Regents and an i-SIGMA Board Director, […]

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April 8, 2020

What to Do?

A blog by i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson discusses how i-SIGMA members can constructively use any downtime resulting from the current shutdown. _________ Did you know the saying “When the going gets tough, the tough get going,” is attributed to a high school football coach in Corpus Christi Texas in 1953? I didn’t either. I would […]

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