NAID AAA Certified

The File Room is AAA certified for information destruction through The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID). NAID is the standard-setting body advocating for best practices in secure data destruction. NAID promotes a standard of best practices across governments and by service providers as well as product, equipment, and service suppliers globally.

NAID audits are only conducted by the Certified Protection Professional or CPP.  The CPP is the highest and most recognized security management accreditation achievable. The CPP accreditation is issued to security professionals who meet stringent educational and experience requirements by ASIS International.  Annual audits are conducted of all service providers.  The annual audit verifies that the service provider complies with the standards set forth by NAID regarding the disposal of secure information.

The File Room’s Annual Audits consist of the following elements:

  • Employee Clearance: Drug screenings, employment history and criminal background are verified to restrict high-risk individuals from employment.
  • Access Control: Security of material, security of facilities, monitoring of alarms, and the testing and verification of surveillance and recording systems.
  • The Destruction Process: Particle size, destruction timeframe, and disposal process of material is audited , and verified that these are being performed in accordance to The File Room’s stated policies and procedures.

The File Room is also subject to Unannounced Audits:

Random audits are performed to verify that confidential materials are protected. Unannounced audits are conducted by a trained CPP at the secure destruction facility and/or in the field. These are performed in order to maintain the highest level of security by NAID certified information destruction companies.

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