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Trade Association Updates to Eliminate Confusion in the Marketplace

i-SIGMA Sunsets NAID and PRISM International Membership Designations and Websites: Certification Programs Unaffected FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Phoenix, Ariz., 13 January 2022 – To remove market confusion between membership and certification, members of the International Secure Information Governance & Management Association™ (i-SIGMA®) approved bylaws changes last year limiting the use of “NAID” and “PRISM International” to […]

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Worth The Price of Admission: The Enhanced Profitability Toolkit

Stop Leaving Money on the Table. On Tuesday, 12 April at 9 a.m., there is a session that describes dozens of ways i-SIGMA members (including ITADs, Shredders, RIM providers) are leaving money on the table, and more importantly, provides strategies for reaping that bounty. Imagine increasing the profit from every client. No cost of client acquisition. […]

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FAQs on Membership Logo Usage Change Effective 1 January 2022

How does this change apply to member-companies? As of 1 January 2022, ALL i-SIGMA members must discontinue the use of the NAID membership logo and/or the PRISM International membership logo. After that date, if and where an i-SIGMA member wishes to communicate their i-SIGMA membership, they must use only the i-SIGMA Membership logo. How does […]

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Volunteer Leadership is Key to i-SIGMA and Personal Success

i-SIGMA owes its success to the hundreds of member representatives who have served on its more than 20 leadership bodies over the years. In fact, at any point in time more than 100 member representatives actively participate in its leadership bodies like the Compliant Resolution Council, the Certification Review Board, the Rules Committee, the Communications […]

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Board Nominations Now Open

Calling all Service Provider Member Representatives! Board of Director nominations are now open. The i-SIGMA Nominating Committee asks those in the industry to please consider who might already be making an impact and to nominate these individuals to serve for the good of the order (that can include yourself!). Simply complete the Nomination Form and […]

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Board Approves New Name & Logo for Vendor Members

When the i-SIGMA Board of Directors met in February of this year for a strategic planning meeting, the importance of best supporting all members, including Associate/Vendor Members was among the topics discussed. From that conversation the Vendor Engagement Committee (VEC) was formed (learn more), and a recommendation was made to determine if “Vendor Member”, as […]

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Margaret Meier, CSDS Appointed to i-SIGMA Board

Margaret Meier, CSDS of Ultrashred Technologies, Inc. (Jacksonville, FL, USA) has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the i-SIGMA Board of Directors, filling a sudden vacancy, marking the second time she has served in that role. The vacancy which Meier was called on to fill was created by the resignation of Michael Payton, CSDS, […]

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Workforce Woes: Flash Survey Results

In the face of continuing concern over workforce stability, i-SIGMA launched another of its popular Flash Surveys. What follows is a breakdown of member-responses regarding their ability to attract and retain service personnel and their response to vaccination requirements. Has your firm had any difficulty hiring new employees?  No – We’re not hiring                    20% No […]

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Rod Ivey to Chair Ethics Enforcement Council

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Rod Ivey of BEST Shredding (Coquitlam, BC, CA) to serve as chair of the Complaint Resolution Council (CRC). The appointment was made necessary due to the fact that the previous CRC Chair Bowman Richards, CSDS of Richards & Richards (Nashville, TN, USA) is currently serving […]

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i-SIGMA Comments on Proposed Canadian Provincial Privacy Regulations

Perhaps in anticipation of the death of the federal Bill C-11 introducing GDPR-based amendments to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA), policy makers in the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia are recommending reforms to their respective Personal Information Protection Acts (PIPA). And, while the outlook for the aforementioned Bill C-11 is […]

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