A business cannot transfer its responsibility to maintain confidentiality.

Anyone interested in contracting a data destruction service provider is advised to thoroughly review the company’s policies and procedures and conduct a site audit.


AID is the non-profit trade organization of the secure destruction industry. Founded in 1994, its mission is to promote proper destruction of all forms of discarded media containing personal and proprietary information. NAID has forged strong relationships internationally with policymakers and regulators, produces an extensive catalog of guidance publications, and enforces security standards for the secure destruction industry around the world.

This video explains the value of NAID Certification in establishing the ongoing compliance and security of data destruction companies like Northeast Data Destruction. It also explains how, by selecting a NAID AAA Certified company, customers are actually fulfilling important regulatory requirements to validate the policies and procedures of their data destruction company contain specific language and provisions.

Read this PDF about how NAID is superior to other certifications


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