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New Certification Requirement Linked to GDPR/CCPA Compliance

Effective January 1, 2020, NAID AAA Certification will require policies and procedures to be updated to address requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) wherein service providers are required to respond to Data Subject requests. Asked why i-SIGMA is requiring all NAID AAA Certified service providers to […]

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Shred School is for the Hungry

Shred School 2019 wrapped up earlier this month with its final stop in Portland. While every attendee from all three destinations stated they would consider attending again, they also all had one thing in common that Kelly Martinez, Director of Marketing & Communications for i-SIGMA and Shred School Trainer claims any future attendee would probably […]

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Information Disposition Textbook: Getting Clients to Take You Seriously

Though i-SIGMA continues to produce new marketing tools like the recently released Universally Compliant Service Provider Contract, members are reminded they should continue to take advantage of those that came before. Only three years ago, NAID introduced the first and only textbook on data destruction, examining it in theory and practice from a wide range […]

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MEMBER News: VECOPLAN, LLC Hosts Annual Customer Support Summit

Parts & Service Teams from Vecoplan in the US and Germany Attend ARCHDALE, NC / October 16, 2019 —– The Parts & Service Department management teams from Vecoplan LLC in the US and  Vecoplan AG in Germany, held two days of meetings on October 8 & 9 in Archdale and Greensboro, NC. The focus was […]

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RIMPA Live Concludes 2019 i-SIGMA Outreach

The association will close out another year of strong outreach with an appearance by i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson at this month’s RIMPA Live Conference and Expo in Melbourne, Australia. “The RIMPA event hosts hundreds of high-profile information managers hungry for information on data protection and compliance,” said Johnson, “and those attendees influence thousands of others […]

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NAID Members Invited to Comment on Proposed PRISM Privacy+ Certification Specs

Although the proposed PRISM Privacy+ Certification applies to records management services, NAID members are invited to comment on the revised approach and new specifications. Under the proposed structure, PRISM Privacy+ Certification would no longer require SSAE 18 or SOC 2, instead offering the less expensive option to obtain the operational credential by meeting defined regulatory […]

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MEMBER News: BitRaser Data Eraser & Device Diagnostics Powers Up For ITADs

September 24, 2019: NAID Member Stellar recently announced the new eraser and diagnostic BitRaser products for hard drives & mobile devices for ITAD operation. The brand-new product versions would be showcased for the first time at the eScrap 2019 conference in Orlando [booth 621]. The new features include a faster drive eraser module, a ‘Cloud […]

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i-SIGMA CEO Comments on New Jersey Regulatory Event

The New Jersey legislature is confronting an issue that all states (and all governments) will soon be forced to confront. As the saying goes, the genie is out of the bottle and, in the case of data protection and privacy regulations, it is the GDPR that rubbed the proverbial lamp. In short, what the GDPR […]

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MEMBER News: Vecoplan, LLC breaks ground on Shred Truck plant expansion.

September 9, 2019 Vecoplan LLC, a NAID member who specializes in size reduction technologies, broke ground on their latest plant expansion September 6 in Archdale, NC. Equipped with state of the art machinery, the plant will be committed solely to the manufacture of shred trucks for the secure information destruction industry. Luke James, Vecoplan LLC […]

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Board creates Insurance Oversight Committee and Appoints Chair

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors feels the association could do more to help members control increasing insurance premiums and has created the Insurance Oversight Committee (IOC) to do just that.  Initially charged with promotion and oversight of i-SIGMA’s Downstream Data Coverage professional liability product, the board also instructed the committee to examine other ways the […]

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