Heart of Texas Shred (HOT Shred) has Achieved NAID AAA Certification for Secure Information Destruction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2018

HOT Shred of Waco is proud to announce that is has completed the requirements and is now NAID AAA Certified.

The National Association for Information Destruction® (NAID®) is the standards setting body for the secure information destruction industry. NAID AAA Certification verifies the qualifications of certified information destruction providers through a comprehensive scheduled and unannounced audit program. This rigorous process supports the needs of organizations around the world by helping them meet numerous laws and regulations requiring protection of confidential customer information.

“Data protection regulations now require customers to verify and monitor specific aspects of their service provider’s capabilities and procedures,” says NAID CEO Bob Johnson. “By adding NAID AAA Certification to their qualifications, a company has validated that they meet those security and regulatory requirements. In that regard, their NAID AAA Certification actually makes their customers compliant with their responsibilities.”

About NAID
NAID is the non-profit, international watchdog trade association for the secure information destruction industry. NAID advocates for a standard of best practices across governments and by service providers as well as suppliers of products, equipment, and services to destruction companies. NAID also works to improve the sales efforts of nearly 2,000 member companies by providing tools for compliance with all known data protection regulations. The NAID 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. Learn more about NAID and its certification program at www.NAIDonline.org.

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