Drive Disposal Best Practices: Guidelines for Removing Sensitive Data Prior to Drive Disposal
sponsored by Seagate Technology

A staggering amount of sensitive data is stored on disk drives around the world. These disk drives eventually get retired and the data should be removed or completely destroyed. However, many organizations fail to understand the risks of leaving this data on the drives or they mistakenly believe the data has been deleted when in fact it can still be recovered.

Fortunately, this white paper provides a set of guidelines and best practices to assist you in properly removing the data on your hard drives prior to their disposal or reuse. Download this white paper to discover some of the techniques and strategies discussed, including:

  • Physical destruction
  • Degaussing
  • Overwriting
  • Cryptographic sanitization
Download this white paper to learn the risks of leaving sensitive data on your disposed hard drives and find out how you can prevent them from happening to your organization.
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