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The Morgan Stanley Breach Notification: Lessons for Every Electronics Recycling Customer

First, I would like to commend Morgan Stanley. They somehow learned IT assets disposed of four years ago may not have been properly wiped by the vendor they hired to do so at that time. That is not commendable. They should have been more careful. What is commendable, however, is the fact that upon learning […]

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i-SIGMA Member Sentiment on Recovery Continues to Improve

While i-SIGMA members continue to see improvements in the economy, the most recent Member Sentiment Survey shows steady improvement in all but one of the five issues the association polled. 1.) Percentage of Clients Temporarily Closed Due to the Shutdown A month-over-month comparison clearly shows that the best-case scenario (10% or less client closures) is […]

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Someone Knows Everything: i-SIGMA’s “Ask the Professional” Gets Answers

There’s an old joke where a guy says that between him and his brother, they know everything. And, when he is summarily presented with a question he can’t answer, he simply says his brother knows the answer to that one. That’s sort of the case with i-SIGMA’s “Ask the Professional” member benefit, but with a […]

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Data Protection Likely to Emerge with a New Relevance

Things are tough. It perfectly understandable that you, your staff, and your customers are unsettled. It’s going to be that way for a while. As it stands, there’s no shortage of experts talking about the business trends that are going to continue afterward, such as the growth of remote working and the reduction of business […]

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Certification Changes Comment Period Open

i-SIGMA is inviting members to comment on proposed amendments to the NAID AAA and PRISM Privacy+ Certification specifications through 10 August 2020. The three changes that apply only to NAID AAA Certification are intended to improve security and regulatory compliance and to harmonize NAID’s certification specifications with PRISM’s. They include requirements for policies and procedures […]

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