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2018

NAID Divisional Leadership Committee Charter Approved

Under the terms of the NAID/PRISM International merger, each division will be guided by a Leadership Committee as dictated by the association’s new bylaws. Last month, the i-SIGMA Board of Directors approved the NAID Divisional Leadership Committee Charter. According to i-SIGMA co-President Angie Singer Keating, this approval means NAID members will have a formal group […]

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Firm Earns First NAID AAA Certification for Solid State Device Erasure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Phoenix, Ariz., December 19, 2018 – EWASTE+ of Victor, New York is the first electronics recycling firm to add solid state device (SSD) media erasure to its NAID AAA Certification for Sanitization Operations. “EWASTE+ was among the firms calling for NAID to add SSD erasure to its sanitization certification,” says association CEO […]

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Board Adopts New Mission Statements

It is after several meetings and thoughtful deliberation that the i-SIGMA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has formed a mission statement for the association to reflect its role as an umbrella organization for specialized information management disciplines. The Board also approved a new mission statement for NAID. The new i-SIGMA mission […]

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NAID-Japan Holds Inaugural Conference

NAID-Japan hosted more than 120 secure destruction professionals and a dozen exhibitors at its first conference, exceeding all expectations, and demonstrating that the beginnings of a strong organization are there. The event, held on November 10 in Tokyo, featured five speakers, including an appearance by i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson. “It was like traveling back to […]

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2019 NAID & PRISM International Conference Keynote Announced

This week, the planning committee for the 2019 NAID & PRISM International Conference and Expo announced the event’s keynote speaker is NFL Hall of Famer Howie Long. Michael Payton, chairman of the 2018 conference committee, says Long was selected because he has an important and timeless message. “Now synonymous with excellence, integrity, teamwork, and success,” says […]

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Tejoury first NAID AAA Certification in Saudi Arabia

NAID is proud to announce the NAID AAA Certification of Tejoury, a Saudi-based information management and secure data destruction firm, making it the first company to in that country to achieve the global standard, and making Saudi Arabia the sixteenth country where a NAID Certified service provider can be found. As a result, the firm […]

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i-SIGMA CEO to address inaugural NAID-Japan Event

NAID founder and i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson will speak in Tokyo on November 20 at a one-day event marking the first conference of NAID-Japan. The event is expected to draw over 100 industry professionals, most of whom represent members. According to Johnson, the association chapter has been gaining steam due to growing attention on data […]

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Canada Breach Notification goes into effect this week

Data breach notification requirements go into effect across Canada on November 1. The requirement is a result of language in the Digital Privacy Act of 2015 (Bill S-4) amending the country’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA). The amendment also expands the enforcement powers of the Canadian Privacy Commissioner. “We know from experience that […]

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NAIDnews From the Editor: When I Think of Autumn

Kelly Martínez, NAID Director of Marketing & Communications When I think of autumn, my mind’s eye sees burnt orange leaves the color of the sunset swirling down in their own trajectory and gracefully landing among a sea of brothers across a lawn strewn full. I can hear the crunch they make when piled high and […]

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i-SIGMA Hires PRISM Subject Matter Expert/Ensures NAID’s Focus on Data Destruction

With NAID and PRISM International now under roof, some NAID members may have initially worried that the marriage would spread the association’s in-house expertise a little too thin. “The Board of Directors was quite strategic in looking out for both NAID and PRISM International members in this regard,” said Kelly Martínez, i-SIGMA Director of Marketing […]

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