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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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Using the Commodity Price Downturn Window to Grow and Strengthen Your Business

While the downturn in prices of recycled materials affects all information destruction companies, some are feeling them more than others. Service providers – both on the electronics side and paper side – who priced the service and focused their value proposition on the value of the recyclable commodity are most affected; some dramatically. I know […]

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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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Why You Need to Pay Attention

By Bob Johnson Over the past decades, NAID members have come to know me for trumpeting the latest data protection regulations and for expounding on their various threats and opportunities. As a result, I understand some might simply think, “Here he goes again. It’s the end of the world as we know it.” I hope […]

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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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2020 Nominating Committee Members Appointed

Next year will mark the first election for i-SIGMA, concluding the tenure of the interim board that is overseeing the assimilation of NAID and PRISM International for its first 20 months. In preparation for the election, the board has approved the appointments of four highly regarded industry veterans to the 2020 Nominating Committee. They are: […]

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i-SIGMA Expands Government Relations Monitoring Capabilities

As of next month, i-SIGMA will begin monitoring proposed legislation with new state-of-the-art software designed specifically for that purpose. “We really had no choice,” said i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson, “There are simply too many regulatory developments to track manually, and stakes are too high to leave it to chance.” The new software will allow the […]

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MEMBER News: Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Dual Shredder for Classified and CUI Paper and Optical Media Destruction

      5 Walkup Drive Westborough, MA 01581 508-366-1488 www.semshred.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Dual Shredder for Classified and CUI Paper and Optical Media Destruction OfficeShredHS satisfies industry need for an all-in-one NSA listed paper and optical media shredder that meets the NSA’s new DVD and Blu-ray Disc destruction requirement WESTBOROUGH, […]

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