WEST CHICAGO, Ill., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sims Recycling Solutions (SRS), a leading provider of global IT asset disposition (ITAD) services, is proud to announce that it's U.S. on-site destruction services are now nationally AAA Certified by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID).
NAID AAA Certification creates and verifies the qualifications of certified information destruction providers, like SRS. This rigorous process ensures that the data security needs of global enterprises 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 Certification actually makes their customers compliant with their responsibilities."
"We are pleased to have our on-site security services now certified to a standard that is recognized across the globe," stated Steve Skurnac, president of SRS. "The whole certification process validates and, in some cases, improves the care to which we protect and destroy our client's data regardless of where the data resides in an electronic asset."
Skurnac continued, "It is our hope that this standard, in conjunction with our other security and environmental certifications, gives evidence of our commitment to keep moving the bar higher."
Sims Recycling Solutions sees on-site data destruction as another tool that SRS can offer to help enterprises put together robust and safe data destruction programs. Most companies are able to provide a piece of the program while Sims is proud to offer an end-to-end "desktop-to-disposition" service offering.
About NAID: The National Association for Information Destruction, Inc. (NAID) is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. NAID currently represents over 1,900 member company locations globally. NAID's mission is to promote the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of its member companies. www.naidonline.org
About Sims Recycling Solutions:
Sims Recycling Solutions (www.SimsRecycling.com) is the global leader in electronics reuse and recycling. We have over 20 years' experience in comprehensive IT asset disposition and mobile device refurbishment services either directly or through acquired businesses. Sims provides disposition services for all types of retired electronic equipment to local, national and global customers in every business sector including data centers, healthcare, financial service and technical organizations.
As a part of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world's leading publicly listed metal and electronics recycler, Sims Recycling Solutions has the global reach, expertise, and infrastructure necessary to ensure to our customers that all electronic devices are processed in a secure and environmentally responsible manner.
Sims international footprint of operations across 21 countries enables us to offer a global scope of services on a myriad of local fronts.
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