National Association for information Destruction (NAID) www.naidonline.org : Promotes the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of its member companies.

Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) www.arma.org : Provides leadership in education, research and networking for the benefit of information professionals.

Professional Records & Information Services Management (PRISM International) www.prismintl.org : Dedicated to the enhancement and promotion of the information management industry.

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) www.privacyassociation.org : Defines and supports the profession of privacy by being a forum for interaction, education and discussion across industries.

American Health Information Managers Association (AHIMA) www.ahima.org : Dedicated to the advancement of health through quality information.

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) www.aacrao.org : Provide professional development, guidelines and voluntary standards to be used by higher education officials regarding the best practices in records management, admissions, enrollment management, administrative information technology and student services

International Facility Management Association (IFMA) www.ifma.org : Promotes the facility management profession by providing leadership, recognition and standards of excellence.

Document Security Alliance (DSA) www.documentsecurityalliance.com/ : The Document Security Alliance (DSA) was created by government agencies, private industry and academia. DSA’s goal is to identify methods of improving security documents and related procedures to help combat the growing acts of fraud, terrorism, illegal immigration, identity theft, and other criminal acts.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) http://www.ftc.gov/infosecurity/ : The Federal Trade Commission provides information to both consumers and business on protecting personal information.

Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) www.h2e-online.org : Hospital industry association dedicated to the environment and environmental practices. Focused on the reduction of waste and proper destruction and recycling of materials including paper and files.