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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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MEMBER News: A Word On Recent Natural Disasters

A Member’s Perspective by Stefan Chorus, Streff – Data Protection Services (PSF) S.à r.l (Luxembourg) Summertime and yes, we all like to enjoy sunny holidays. But especially obvious this year are the many “natural” disaster’s that have hit many areas and many people around the globe. Maybe you have heard it in the news, two […]

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NAID & PRISM International are Evolving: What Every Member Needs to Know About Membership & Logo Changes

To remove market confusion between membership and certification, members recently approved a bylaws change limiting the use of NAID and PRISM International to the association’s certification programs. As a result, over the coming months members will transition to referring to themselves as “i-SIGMA Members.” Only where members have completed the necessary certification audits may they […]

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MemberNEWS: American Baler Company Announces Improvements to the 2-Ram Baler Lineup

Bellevue, OH. June 28, 2021 – American Baler Company, an i-SIGMA Associate member, is proud to announce improvements to their 2-Ram balers. The W721 and W828 2-Ram balers now come with a power unit and manifold block designed with off the shelf Parker Din Cartridge valves on the manifold and standard Directional Control Valves. All […]

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MEMBER News: DHS Announces Expansion to Quality Assurance Team and the Release of the Total Recall Software Version 8.9/4.9

Thursday, May 20, 2021 – DHS Worldwide Software Solutions, an i-SIGMA Associate member, is proud to announce the recent expansion to the DHS support and Quality Assurance Team. This growth strengthens the Quality Control / Data Security division in response to the evolving IT security landscape. DHS is also proud to announce the release of Total […]

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New Certification Specs – Official Comment Period Open

The NAID AAA Rules Committee and the PRISM Privacy+ Committee have both approved new specifications that will require certified firms to designate a Data Protection Officer (DPO) and an i-SIGMA Certification Compliance Officer (ICCO). The designation of a DPO is an increasingly common regulatory requirement. The ICCO is already an administrative requirement within i-SIGMA’s certifications, […]

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Board Approves Final Imaging/Digitization Endorsement Specs

After almost a year of discussion and review, including the solicitation of member and expert comment, the i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved the PRISM Privacy+ Certification specifications for the new Imaging/Digitization Endorsement. As a result, current and future i-SIGMA members offering scanning, imaging, and digital conversion services will be able to verify their regulatory […]

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Industry Veteran Appointed to the Complaint Resolution Council

The i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Barry Payne (pictured right) of ACCESS (Woburn, MA, USA) to serve as a member of the Complaint Resolution Council (CRC), which is the council responsible for investigating violations of the associations Code of Ethics. Regarding Payne’s qualifications, the current CRC Chair, Bowman Richards, CSDS of […]

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2022 Nominating Committee Formed

In preparation for next year’s elections, the i-SIGMA Board of Directors has approved the members of the 2022 i-SIGMA Nominating Committee. In commenting on the approval, 2022 Nominating Committee Chair (and Past President) Patrick Devries, CSDS of DeVries Business Services (Spokane, WA, USA) said, “Many members don’t realize how early the board elections process starts. […]

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