The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) is the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. Suppliers of products, equipment and services to destruction companies are also eligible for membership. NAID’s mission is to promote the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of its member companies.

The NAID Certification Program is offered on a voluntary basis to all NAID member companies providing information destruction services. NAID members may seek certification Mobile and/orPlant-based Operations in Paper/Printed Media, Micro Media, Physical Hard drive and Non-Paper Media destruction. The NAID Certification Program establishes standards for secure destruction process including areas in security, employee screening, operational destruction process and insurance.