NAID Certification 2022-2023









The International Secure Information Governance & Management Association (i-SIGMA®is the industry trade association for secure data destruction and records & information management service providers. i-SIGMA enforces standards and ethical compliance for approximately 2,500 service providers on six continents and currently maintains the most rigorous and widely accepted data-security vendor-compliance certifications, NAID AAA Certification® and PRISM Privacy+ Certification®.

KARD Shredding is NAID® AAA accredited and subject to annual and unannounced audits by NAID of our business practices. Besides extensive pre-employment and tenure background checks and random drug screens, employees are trained in handling confidential materials, licensed and copyrighted works, and electronic media like hard and solid-state drives. KARD also double-shreds the output from mobile shredding trucks which typically cannot shred to the small sizes required for NAID® certification. 

Trust AND Verify. Beware of unaccredited companies who claim to "apply" or "abide" by these rigorous standards.
There is no substitute for an independent and comprehensive audit.