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The Importance of Data Destruction Data destruction services play an important role in helping to protect against sensitive data falling into the wrong hands. But unfortunately, it is not practiced by a large percentage of the population. This fact has recently been re-confirmed by a major global data study conducted by the Blancco Technology Group and Kroll Ontrack. According to the study, 48% of the used drives purchased from major online resellers like Amazon, eBay, and Gazelle still contain residual data from their previous owners. Second-hand mobile devices included in […]

Data destruction methods range from degaussing to physical disc shredding to wiping a hard drive using specially designed software. All three are effective at what they are designed to do, but only one method provides truly auditable proof of the data’s destruction – data wiping. If your company stores very sensitive data for business purposes, then it needs to have a system of protecting that data. This becomes increasingly more important should the company be liquidating its older computers and recordable media. The data needs to be rendered irretrievable and […]