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DATA DESTRUCTION

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DATA DESTRUCTION

Our data destruction engineers are specially trained to securely destroy confidential data from devices using industry leading data destruction tools, and provide tamper-proof audit-ready data destruction certificate to help your organization comply with regulations like ISO 27001, GDPR, FISMA and more. Once we receive  equipment into our facility, our priority is to quickly get rid of client's data by cleaning or destroying the hard drives/SSD and any other equipment that may contain corporate data to maintain confidentiality and to protect the proprietary information of our client.

Our data destruction standards and solutions are approved by National Cyber Security Centre (a part of GCHQ). These standards are used in our wiping software for data sanitisation, requiring a minimum of three overwrite passes to guarantee the elimination of all confidential information. For sensitive data, we may destroy device storage (HDD and SSD) after data erasure is done. This is done by shredding the device storage to 1 - 6 millimetre particles. This is for your complete peace of mind, that your data is completely destroyed.

Our Approved Data Destruction Methods and Standards

 

The following standards are used to wipe and destroy sensitive data from your devices:​

  • HMG Infosec Standard 5, Lower Standard.

  • HMC Infosec Level 5 Enhanced (CESG).

  • U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST).

  • Degaussing.

  • Physical Destruction.

  • On Site Data Sanitisation or Destruction.

Please, ensure you back up your important data before items collection, because our data destruction solutions will permanently erase your data beyond recovery.

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