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May 2018

The GDPR Global Impact: What Now?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect last week and its reach extends beyond European borders. Earlier this year, NAID CEO Bob Johnson explained in E-Scrap magazine how the GDPR will improve things for all secure destruction services who are ready to embrace it. This applies to all secure data destruction market segments. Discover the […]

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NAID/PRISM Merger Questions Answered

With the announcement of the NAID and PRISM International merger, members of both organizations have new questions. Get the answers you seek with this merger update. Merger Questions & Answers Now that the merger has been ratified by both the NAID and PRISM International memberships, what is next? Over the next few months, the formal […]

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Government Relations Committee Reconvened

In the face of the growing opportunity for the association to advance and influence data protection issues, the Board of Directors has reconvened the association’s Government Relations committee. “Over the years, NAID has traditionally tackled government relations on an incidental basis in response to specific threats or opportunities,” said NAID President Angie Singer Keating. “And […]

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NAID-Canada Seminar to Focus on Emerging Opportunities

NAID-Canada will hold events this fall to help service providers capitalize on the country’s new national data breach notification requirement as well as the growing regional influence of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). On data breach notification, NAID CEO Bob Johnson expressed that the effects of the nationwide data breach notification law coming into […]

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Customer Misconception: The Certificate of Destruction Removes Regulatory Liability – Selling Information Disposition by the Book (vol. 7)

By Bob Johnson It is understandable that data controllers would be comforted by believing that once they have a certificate of destruction from the service provider, they are no longer responsible for the security of the information. Unfortunately, there are still service providers that try to capitalize on that misconception. At its worst, this position […]

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NAID/PRISM International Merger Official

The NAID and PRISM International Boards of Directors are pleased to announce that the membership of both associations has ratified new association bylaws that result in the merger of the two organizations. The merger will combine services to yield a wider range of information management and data protection offerings and services from a single industry […]

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NAID AAA Certification Now Applies to Product Destruction

Those reviewing the current application for NAID AAA Certification of Physical Destruction Operations will notice it now contains a new endorsement for Production Destruction. According to Certification Rules Committee Chairman Vlad Vasak of K2 Partners, the security specifications for the product destruction endorsement differed from those of media destruction. “Unlike other forms of media, there is no […]

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Press Release: NAID & PRISM International Merge to Form New Industry Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Phoenix, Ariz., May 9, 2018 – The National Association for Information Destruction® (NAID®) announced today it will merge with PRISM International (Professional Records and Information Services Management), a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) corporation currently based in Chicago, IL, to form the new industry trade association International Secure Information Governance & Management Association (i-SIGMA). The merger […]

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