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October 2018

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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NAID AAA Certification: Now Required by e-Stewards, Launches Network Participant Program

Last week, the network of independent electronics recycling companies operating under the e-Stewards Certification announced that NAID AAA Certification would serve as the required verification for meeting secure data protection regulations. In doing so, e-Stewards becomes the first such organization to take advantage of the NAID Certification Network Participant Program, offering support and recognition to […]

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CSDS® Exams Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Though the CSDS® exam itself isn’t any easier this year, taking it now is. The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved a program wherein existing Certified Secure Destruction Specialists® (CSDSs) will be able to proctor the examination process. “Before the new exam protocol, the CSDS test was offered only during the annual conference or by traveling to […]

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