April 2018

Congratulations New CSDS Accredited Professionals

The Certified Secure Destruction Specialist® Accreditation (CSDS) Program promotes and acknowledges an individual’s competency in a range of subject areas related to the secure destruction of information and the secure destruction of other items. Unlike the NAID AAA Certification Program, which verifies the ongoing compliance of an organization, CSDS credentials recognize the individual as an expert professional […]

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NAID-Canada Adds Breach Notification to Data Protection Law

The initial sentence of the announcement says it all: Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Industry, pursuant to subsection 26(1) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, makes the annexed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations. What follows, the government lists the specifics of the Canadian national data breach law that comes […]

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NAID CEO Accepts Invitation to Speak at Federal Reserve Bank

On April 25, NAID CEO Bob Johnson will address the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta on the role of proper data disposal in avoiding data security breaches. The presentation will also be televised to the Federal Reserve Bank’s satellite locations. According to Johnson, the invitation resulted from his appearance last month’s two-day ARMA Atlanta seminar, where […]

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Press Release: NAID 2018-2019 Board of Directors Installed

For Immediate Release: Phoenix, Ariz., April 14, 2018 – The NAID 2018 Conference and Expo held last week in Nashville is where the National Association for Information Destruction®(NAID®) conducted its annual business meeting and installed the incoming board members. Angie Singer Keating, CISA, CISM, CIPP, CISCO of Pennsylvania-based Reclamere, Inc. was installed as the NAID […]

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NAID Speaks at ARMA Great NW Regional Conference

Last week, NAID CEO Bob Johnson spoke at the ARMA Great NW Regional Conference,  “Breaking Bad Barriers – Elements for Success” held in Seattle on April 5-6. RIM and IG professionals from various verticals attended from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and of course Washington. Johnson’s session covered “Data Disposition and Regulatory Fail-Safes”, acknowledging that proper information […]

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NAID Members Asked to Ratify Bylaws: The Results & What’s Next?

In March, the NAID Board of Directors unanimously approved bylaws that would result in a merger between NAID and PRISM International. As with all such bylaws changes, member ratification was required. Following the publication of a document addressing all member questions, the ratification decision was put to NAID Active Members by secret ballot between March […]

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