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Ethics Enforcement Differentiates NAID and PRISM International from other Organizations

It is not unusual for a trade association to have a Code of Ethics. They all do, and they are quick to point to them as standards to which they hold their members. When pressed, however, one soon finds that most of those same organizations have no process for reporting or investigating violations and no […]

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NAID Leadership Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting

Under the i-SIGMA bylaws, the NAID Division Leadership Committee (DLC) is responsible to ensure the Board of Directors maintains a focus on issues relevant to secure destruction service providers. Having only been recently appointed and approved, the NAID DLC met for the first time last week. “The i-SIGMA Board wanted to put together a team of professionals that know […]

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Study of Second-Hand Electronics in India First to Employ NAID Principles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Study of Second-Hand Electronics in India First to Employ NAID Principles PHOENIX, Ariz. April 8, 2019– The National Association for Information Destruction® (NAID®) is proud to announce that Stellar Information Technology Pvt. Ltd. is the first to investigate the presence of personal information on used hard drives conforming to the NAID Second-Hand Device Study […]

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Funds Approved to Investigate NY/NJ Taxation Resolution

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved funding to investigate the best options for confronting duplicate sales tax collection requirements imposed on New Jersey-based members doing business with New York customers. According to i-SIGMA Co-President, Angie Singer Keating, the issue exemplifies the value of a strong trade organization. “Wrestling with the issue of New York […]

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i-SIGMA CEO Authors E-SCRAP Article

The upcoming edition of E-Scrap Magazine will include an article by i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson discussing the impact of the current regulatory changes on electronic recyclers. Titled “Here Come the Data Regulations,” Johnson admits he underestimated the extent to which the EU’s recent General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) would inspire a wave of new regulation […]

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2019 Conference Sessions Future-Facing

Over the past months, we’ve provided close-ups of individual cutting-edge sessions for the upcoming NAID & PRISM International Annual Conference & Expo. When taken as a whole, however, a bigger picture forms. Taken in their entirety a common theme unfolds, that of optimism and opportunity. As the partial list of sessions we’ve featured shows, this year’s curriculum […]

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NAID Publishes Second-hand Device Study Principles

It’s been twenty years since Dr. Simpson Garfunkel conducted the first study analyzing the extent to which personal information remained on second-hand hard drives. In the intervening decade, the study has been replicated many times by other universities and data recovery services.  NAID itself has commissioned such studies twice; one several years ago in Australia […]

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i-SIGMA Board Approves 2019 Consumer Attitude Study

A Consumer Attitude Study to determine the preferences, habits, awareness and regulatory compliance of records storage and data destruction decision-makers in North America and Australia has been approved by the i-SIGMA Board of Directors. When the association conducted a similar survey over a decade ago it benefited both members and the association for many years […]

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Data Protection Association (DPA) Rolls into i-SIGMA

The i-SIGMA and Data Protection Association (DPA) Boards of Directors have voted to accept a proposal for the DPA to formally become a part of the larger organization. As a result, the mission of the DPA to represent the interests of tape backup and storage vendors will be embedded in the overall mission of i-SIGMA in […]

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Innovations at 2019 Annual Conference

The NAID & PRISM International 2019 Conference & Expo promises to yield cutting edge technology, new products, and plenty of interest in the exhibit hall. Here is a sneak peek from a few of the Exhibitors who wanted you to know about the innovations they are bringing this April in Denver. Meet the New AES Sales Engineer Advanced […]

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