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Board Approves CSDS Mentoring Program

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from the CSDS Board of Regents to create a mentoring program for those interested in earning their Certified Secure Destruction Specialist (CSDS®) accreditation. According to Michael Payton of Augusta Data Storage, Inc., who is Chairman of the CSDS Board of Regents and an i-SIGMA Board Director, […]

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What to Do?

A blog by i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson discusses how i-SIGMA members can constructively use any downtime resulting from the current shutdown. _________ Did you know the saying “When the going gets tough, the tough get going,” is attributed to a high school football coach in Corpus Christi Texas in 1953? I didn’t either. I would […]

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MEMBER News: VECOPLAN HIRES, PROMOTES KEY STAFF

PRESS RELEASE March 5, 2020 ARCHDALE, N.C. – Vecoplan LLC, to support company growth, has hired a new marketing department head and has named a new director over its parts and service operation. Also in its employee news, the company has named its employee of the year. Kirsti Nelson has been hired as Director of […]

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Discover How to Escape Commodity Pricing Prison

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NAID & PRISM International 2020 Conference: Saying Good-Bye to Two People Who Made a Big Difference

By Bob Johnson By far the most significant benefit of my nearly 30 years involvement with NAID and now i-SIGMA has been the number of inspiring people I’ve come to know closely. In fact, without a spec of exaggeration, I can honestly say they have profoundly changed my life… and always for the better. I […]

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MEMBER News: American Baler Company announces BaleForce as new distributor for Canada

For Immediate Release: January 9, 2020 Press Release American Baler Company – Canadian Territory Change American Baler Company announces BaleForce as new distributor for Canada (Bellevue, OH) – American Baler Company is excited to announce that BaleForce Recycling Equipment of Milton, Ontario, will sell and support American Baler Company products, including baler sales, parts, service […]

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MEMBER News: Allegheny Shredders New Sales Team

For immediate release: Allegheny Shredders New Sales Team As many of you may have already heard, Evelyn Jefferson aka Shredder Mom is retiring from her position of VP sales at Allegheny Shredders after 30 wonderful years. Evelyn has been a pillar in the document destruction industry and will be missed by Allegheny and the shredding […]

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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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Privacy Commissioner Shares Lessons Learned After One Year of Mandatory Breach Reporting

On November 1 of last year, Canadian businesses became subject to new mandatory breach reporting regulations under Canada’s federal private sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). After a year in action, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada weighed in on observations he has noticed within the year. The highlights of […]

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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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