What is NAID?

UV&S is NAID certified but what does that mean? The National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) is the established international trade association for companies providing information destruction services. Their mission is to promote the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of the member companies. Not all destruction providers are NAID certified; it is … READ MORE

Shredding and Regulations

No matter what industry your’re in, there are laws and regulations that you must adhere to when it comes to shredding. Partner with a NAID certified vendor.

Destruction of Secure Documents

In order to mitigate risk, secure documents should be destroyed on a regular schedule, as soon as they have outlived their usefulness.

Identity Theft – What are you doing to prevent it?

Make Your Employees Your First Line of Defense Every year, millions of Americans become victims of identity theft. In fact thieves steal billions from the people and companies they prey upon. Identity thieves change tactics so we need to stay informed and protect the information that we collect. Regardless of your industry, there are laws … READ MORE

NAID AAA Certified Destruction in Oklahoma

We have completed our NAID audit and our Oklahoma Facility is now a NAID AAA Certified Transfer Processing Station. We have been growing our secure destruction footprint over the last several years and are proud that we can now offer NAID certified services in the Oklahoma City area. Our current clients can feel even more … READ MORE


LOUISVILLE, KY – Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc. (UV&S), a privately-held records and information management company announces the opening of a NAID AAA Certified facility in Louisville for offsite destruction services. Located in the Louisville Underground cavern, UV&S has been providing the ultimate in secured storage in Louisville since 2003.  As of August, the facility … READ MORE

UV&S Opens NAID Certified Destruction Facility in Topeka

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 TOPEKA, KS – Document Resources, a division of Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc. (UV&S), a privately-held records and information management company announces the opening of a NAID AAA Certified Transfer Processing Station in Topeka for both offsite and mobile destruction services.  Document Resources is the only NAID certified mobile … READ MORE


In 2009, as a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act was passed.  It is more commonly known as the HITECH Act.  The bill was introduced to increase the use to Electronic Health Records (EHR) and to make HIPPA carry more weight.  The Act … READ MORE

Red Flag Rule

In December 2010 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) added the Red Flag Rule to the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA). Congress had charged the FTC with developing regulations to help combat Identity Theft.  The rule requires creditors to address the risks of Identity Theft within their organization and create a program to detect … READ MORE

HIPAA Compliance and Shredding

We have all heard about HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. But do you know what it says about the destruction of Protected Health Information (PHI)? Whether you’re a compliance officer for a large area hospital or the owner of a small medical practice, ensuring full compliance with HIPAA must be a top … READ MORE