Firm Earns First NAID AAA Certification for Solid State Device Erasure
December 19, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Phoenix, Ariz., December 19, 2018 – EWASTE+ of Victor, New York is the first electronics recycling firm to add solid state device (SSD) media erasure to its NAID AAA Certification for Sanitization Operations.
“EWASTE+ was among the firms calling for NAID to add SSD erasure to its sanitization certification,” says association CEO Bob Johnson. “It was no surprise they were ready once we expanded the program. It takes fearless industry leaders to put themselves up to our level of scrutiny.”
According to Mike Whyte, President of EWASTE+, “Including the NAID SSD Sanitization Certification to our service portfolio really sets us apart from the competition; and frankly raises the bar for all service providers in the ITAD space. EWASTE+ always strives to provide clients with a high level of service; which they expect and deserve. When a client recycles their old smart phone, or other SSD device with EWASTE+ they have the option to choose either media sanitization of physical data destruction services under our upgraded NAID Certification. Our NAID Certified data destruction and sanitization process is the most trusted, comprehensive, and secure service offering on the market– ensuring full chain-of-custody reporting every step of the way.”
NAID, a division of the International Secure Information Governance and Management Association™ (i-SIGMA™), was founded in 1994. NAID focuses on secure data destruction and advocates for a standard of best practices across governments and by service providers as well as product, equipment, and service suppliers globally. It also works to improve the sales efforts of approximately 2,000-member companies by providing tools for compliance with all known data protection regulations. The NAID AAA Certification Program, which is held by approximately 1,000 service providers on five continents, is now required in thousands of government and private service contracts. www.naidonline.org.
Since 1995, EWASTE+, has become the trusted electronics recycling partner for a variety of organizations that value the importance of a secure, safe and transparent process. EWASTE+ offers a full spectrum of technology life cycle management services with a focus on electronics recycling, data destruction, and value recovery. www.EWASTE.com
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