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Information Management article touts vendor qualifications, certification

21 August 2013

NAID members are encouraged to look for NAID CEO Bob Johnson’s upcoming feature article in Information Management magazine that discusses the importance of data-related vendor selection criteria. The article will appear in the September/October issue of Information Management, which is ARMA International’s flagship professional journal.

In the article, Johnson explains how information owners remain liable for the data security of their downstream vendors and the importance of demonstrating due diligence in the selection of such service providers. In addition, the article discusses the role of certifications in establishing the required due diligence and the increasing need for due diligence in selecting what certifications to require from vendors.