Introduction

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) is conducting research into how public sector organisations deal with the destruction of confidential data. Please take a couple of minutes to answer the following questions - your input is much appreciated.

* 1. Which of the following most accurately describes your organisation?

* 2. What is the title of the person in your organisation responsible for sourcing information destruction provision?

* 3. Does your organisation employ the services of a professional information destruction company?

* 4. Are you clear on your organisation’s legal obligations regarding information destruction?

* 5. Do you feel fully informed about the relevant standards relating to information destruction?

* 6. Do you think that guidance relating to secure data destruction in the public sector is easily accessible?

* 7. Are you aware of any of the following:

  Yes No
European Standard BS EN 15713, relating to secure data destruction
CPNI standard for secure destruction of sensitive items
Cabinet Office Security Policy Framework

* 8. When sourcing secure data destruction, does your organisation specify any of the following:

* 9. Does your organisation specify a minimum shred size when it comes to destroying secure documents?

* 10. Are you aware of the British Security Industry Association?

* 11. Would you like a copy of the new European Standard BS EN 15713 information destruction guidance document?

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