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RIM Expert Joins Nominating Committee

Last month the Board of Directors approved the Nominating Committee with the provision to add a PRISM International membership for greater representation. The complexion of the committee already had wide representation of other facets of the industry and membership. In discussing possible candidates, i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson agreed that “it would be good to have […]

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Board-approved Bylaws Change to Streamline Membership

Earlier this month, the i-SIGMA Board of Directors approved changes to the association’s bylaws in an effort to remove confusion and streamline membership. If ratified by the membership this spring, the amended bylaws eliminate the PRISM and NAID operational division structure, and the incompatible dual membership dues structure it creates. According to i-SIGMA CEO Bob […]

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Have Industry Questions & Unsure How to Find Answers?

Running a business in a regulated space comes with wearing many hats and the struggle to ensure that you’re meeting the proper requirements on many levels, from human resources to finance and sales to understanding the likes of Jcaho standards. Our members often have questions and aren’t sure where to find the answers. We discovered […]

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New NAID AAA and PRISM Privacy+ Certification Apps Reflect 2021 Changes

Updated NAID AAA Certification and PRISM Privacy+ Certification applications are now available on the NAID and PRISM International websites. Included are the applications to apply for or renew NAID AAA and PRISM Privacy+ Certifications, the i-SIGMA Certification Specifications Manual which includes all certification requirements and audit procedures, and an Addendum used to apply for or […]

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2021 Nominating Committee Approved by Board

At this month’s Board of Directors meeting, Immediate Past President Angie Singer-Keating presented her recommendations for Nominating Committee. The Board approved these and requested the addition of one more represented from the RIM-side of the industry. The slate includes long-time member representatives: Margaret, Meier, CSDS of UltraShred Technologies (Jacksonville, FL) Dawn Connelly, Esq of All […]

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i-SIGMA’s Virtual ARMA Presentation Signals Opportunity for Proactive Outreach

i-SIGMA CEO Bob Johnson was one of several speakers at a virtual conference held October 21 by the Western Michigan Chapter of ARMA, where he spoke on the emerging relevance of NAID AAA Certification as an element of Data Controller vendor selection due diligence. “It says a lot about these professionals that they continue to […]

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2021 NAID & PRISM International Conference Moves to a Virtual Event

The health and safety of i-SIGMA members and the communities they serve continues to be a top priority for the association. It is with their best interest in mind that the i-SIGMA Board of Directors has decided to move the 2021 NAID & PRISM International Conference from a live event, originally scheduled for March 18-21 […]

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Board Appoints Industry Veteran to Chair Complaint Resolution Council

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Bowman Richards, CSDS of Nashville, TN-based Richards & Richards, LLC as Chair of the Complaint Resolution Council (CRC). Prior to the appointment Richards served as a member of the CRC for several years. Commenting on the appointment, i-SIGMA President Pat DeVries, CSDS spoke of the […]

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September Member Sentiment Survey: Steady as She Goes

The Percentage of Customers Refusing Services The number of service providers reporting 10% or Less of their current customers are still refusing service has increased to 53%, continuing the steady growth. In other words, for the first time, more than half of respondents say they are doing business with 90% or more of their pre-shutdown […]

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In-Person 2021 Annual Conference Planned for March

UPDATE. Please read our update to move the 2021 Conference virtually Many members have wondered if the association will be hosting an in-person conference this coming spring. The answer is yes! i-SIGMA is moving forward with plans for an in-person event as usual at this point, understanding that things may need to change should data […]

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