MPC Achieves NAID ‘AAA’ Certification
MINNEAPOLIS, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), the non-profit trade association for the secure data destruction services industry, has announced that MPC has achieved NAID AAA Certification for Computer Hard Drive Sanitization, including Physical Hard Drive destruction, at its Headquarters operational facility in Mendota Heights, MN.
NAID AAA Certification requires an ongoing series of audits conducted by trained, independent and accredited security professionals. Auditors verify the applicant’s policies and procedures with a set of standards concerning operational security, employee hiring and screening, the destruction process, responsible disposal and insurance.
Due to MPC’s client base including industries such as government, financial services and healthcare, it is important to prevent the risk of potential liabilities and protect brand equity by providing a secure data destruction program. NAID AAA Certification provides MPC’s clients with a higher level of certainty that their retired electronic assets are being handled in accordance with industry best practices.
“It is crucial for our Agency to guarantee customer confidentiality,” says Patty Sullivan of John Traeger Agency, Inc. “As an MPC client, their NAID Certification gives us peace of mind that our Electronics Asset Disposition program is being held to the highest industry standards and that our data is being securely destroyed.”
As MPC’s services extend to its growing list of clients, this certification shows the company’s ongoing commitment to their customers.
“We serve our customers by eliminating any fear of risk or potential liability concerns with data or environmental issues,” says Chief Business Development Officer, Todd Schachtman. “We have been operating under the NAID principles for years as members, and receiving NAID Certification puts a stamp of approval on our processes and facilities that our existing and future customers can be proud of.”
MPC is an innovative asset disposition and risk management business setting the standard for 100 percent zero-landfill electronics recycling and data security. Founded in 1983, MPC is dedicated to ensuring its clients maximize value, meet sustainability initiatives and mitigate risk in how they manage IT assets, electronics and other equipment at the end of their natural lifecycle. With facilities in Minnesota and Philadelphia, MPC proudly holds NAID, R2, e-Stewards, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications. For more information, visit www.mpc-e.com.