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2018

NAID & PRISM International Merger Updates

It would be nice if a merger were like flipping a switch: Today we are separate. FLIP! Now, we are one. However, anyone in operations can tell you, nothing is quite that simple. And executing a merger is a process. With that in mind, we want to ensure members are well informed on what is happening in the […]

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Use California’s New Consumer Privacy Act to Make Money in Secure Data Destruction

July 10, 2018 Announcing a webinar, FREE to members, that explains how California’s new Consumer Privacy Act specifically impacts secure data destruction service providers. NAID CEO Bob Johnson will explain how to… • Capitalize on significant opportunities to increase revenue • Escape the “race-to-the-bottom” effects of commodity pricing • Build customer loyalty by becoming a […]

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NAIDnews From the Editor: Evolution in Action

I am a dinosaur fan. There is something about them – perhaps a culmination of their might, gentleness, ferocity, biological intrigue, and historical mystery that captures my attention and makes me smile when I think of them. Here at NAID headquarters, my office bookshelf has a space dedicated to these beasts of yesterday. And by […]

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NAID Board Makes Key Appointments

The NAID Board of Directors made several key committee appointments in June, in addition to extending the terms of others. Michael Payton, CSDS of  The Data Vault was approved as Chair for the NAID CSDS Board of Regents, the body which oversees the integrity and efficacy of the association’s Certified Secure Destruction Specialists (CSDSs). Michael […]

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Certificate Awarded for NAID AAA Certification Gets Facelift

Starting next month, members achieving or renewing NAID AAA Certification will be issued the new certificate designed to give customers a better explanation of the program’s role and importance in regulatory compliance. “While the traditional certificate issued to NAID AAA Certified service providers was suitable for display, it did little in the way of explaining […]

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New Colorado Data Protection Law – Another Reason to Act

On May 29, the Colorado state legislature passed House Bill 18-1128, giving organizations doing business there yet another reason to make sure they’re properly destroying any and all personally identifying information (PII). Besides expanding the definition of PII, and refining the state’s data breach notification requirements, the new law states that covered entities must develop and/or maintain […]

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NAID and PRISM International – Merger Progress Report

It was only one month ago that the PRISM International membership ratified plans to merge with NAID. Since then, both organizations have been working hard behind the scenes preparing the final transition. The next step in the process is the execution of the contract by the respective association presidents, detailing the merger of finances and […]

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Using the Privacy Notices as a Sales Tool

Bob Johnson, CEO, NAID May 25th was the effective date for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As the most progressive data protection regulation on the planet, it is obviously a great sales and market tool for secure destruction and RIM service providers in the region. That being said, because of the GDPR’s scope, it also provides sales […]

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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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