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March 2017

Press Release: Personally Identifiable Information Found on 40 Percent of Used Devices in Largest Study To-Date

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Phoenix, Ariz., March 24, 2017 – The National Association for Information Destruction® (NAID®) announced today the results of the largest study to date of the presence of personally identifiable information (PII) on electronic devices sold on the second hand market. The study showed that 40 percent of devices resold in publicly-available resale […]

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NAIDnews From the Editor: Fishing is a lot Like Networking

Kelly Martínez, NAID Director of Marketing & Communications My father is an expert fisherman. I spent much of my childhood sitting in a boat or tramping up the creek bed in search of “the perfect spot”. As a young girl I hated baiting my own hook, and so my dad assisted me. He and his […]

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That Time I Donated my Outdated Technology

Kelly Martínez, NAID Director of Marketing & Communications I was being responsible and cleaning out our electronics bin. Do you have one of those in the garage? The place where random cords, Ethernet cables, and broken PS2s go until they are needed (ahem – yeah right). I remember coming across lots of outdated goodies like […]

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