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New i-SIGMA Board Meets for the First Time

When i-SIGMA President Pat DeVries brought the first meeting of the newly elected i-SIGMA Board of Directors to order on the 13th of May at 3:00 p.m. EDT, it marked the beginning of a new phase in the association’s development. NAID and PRISM International merged in June 2018, at which time the respective boards of […]

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Schedule Certification Audits to Resume – Virtual Audit Options Unacceptable

Effective next week, i-SIGMA auditors have authorization to resume scheduled audits of NAID AAA and PRISM Privacy+ Certified operations. As previously announced, audits conducted during the initial resumption will be at the mutual agreement of both auditors and applicants. During audits, applicants and auditors will be expected to adhere to CDC recommendations regarding social distancing […]

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Why Work from Home Won’t Work for Most

You’ve heard the predictions. The COVID-19 shutdown will change things forever, and work-from-home will soon be the new normal. Mother Nature and the government decided we were all going to stay home for a while, and suddenly, we discovered we don’t need offices anymore. Really? Let’s think this through. Productivity Even though I tend to […]

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Run-Off Election for Board of Directors Associate Member Representative

In the initial Board of Directors Election held last month, there was a tie for the Associate Member Director Representative. Voting member representatives are asked to vote in the Run-Off Election to be held 18 May – 29 May for who will serve to represent them on the new Board of Directors from the tied […]

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i-SIGMA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

IG Industry Trade Association Delivers First Member Elected Board Since Merger PHOENIX, Ariz., May 14, 2020 – Recently, the International Secure Information Governance & Management Association™ (i-SIGMA™) asked voting members to submit their ballots for the slate of candidates running in the first-ever i-SIGMA Board of Directors Election. For the past two years, i-SIGMA has […]

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Preparing For the Return to “Normal”

Governments around the world are beginning to lay out guidelines and best practices as they start to announce roll-out plans for re-opening businesses in the near future. By now, you have probably heard of what your local jurisdiction’s plans are for the upcoming weeks, and have started thinking about how your company will respond in […]

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The Way Things Should Have Been

14-16 May 2020 These dates have been on our calendars for the past year. Everything is supposed to be very different right now. We were supposed to be greeting old friends. Laughing. Catching up. Soaking in inspiration and practical applications alike. Ogling the latest innovations. Trying out what might be our companies’ next steps. We […]

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Additional Resources for Navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic (13 May Update)

i-SIGMA continues to be here as a resource to members during this time of evolving difficulty. Here are updates for members this week: Survey Results: Monthly Comparison on the Outlook of the COVID-19 Impact on Businesses in the IG Industry Last week, i-SIGMA conducted a follow-up survey to continue to track how COVID-19 is impacting […]

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Crisis Management: Effective Communications in the IG Industry During COVID-19

No, I’m not being trite, talking about what you can do before a crisis begins when we’re two+ months deep into one! While no one could have planned for the COVID-19 outbreak to disrupt the world as it has, secure data destruction and records and information management firms should have tools in place to face […]

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Protection Measures Guidance

As secure data destruction and/or records and information management business, your services truly are essential. While governments release restrictions and economies prepare to re-open, it is important for clients and potential clients to understand the precautions you as a service provider have taken to keep their and your employees safe. Not only posting something of […]

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