Published On November 06, 2020Data security means keeping data out of the wrong hands. This is especially important when…
Data security means keeping data out of the wrong hands. This is especially important when storage media is no longer usable and needs to be decommissioned. The data must be truly destroyed, for both security and compliance. The trouble is ‘deleting’ data doesn’t really delete data. It’s still possible to extract data from a device that has been deleted, re-formatted and even damaged physically. The highest form of data destruction makes it unreadable on the device, then destroys the device. But, how do you make data truly unreadable?
An article published by Security Intelligence examines best practices for data destruction, here is the link: