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Data for Sale: 80% of Second Hand IT Equipment Dealers have it wrong

You’ve got rid of an old disk drive, computer or mobile phone and you thought all your problems related to your old device disappeared like magic. Well, unfortunately not. All this is not as simple as you expected.  Your data might become accessible to unscrupulous third parties and your moment of elation will probably disappear very quickly. We have investigated how the second hand device dealers deal with data management. …Read More

How to delete data in a secure environment

Deleting data in a secure environment involves two main concerns: making sure the data has not left the physical place where it is stored, and carrying out the erasure in accordance with strict rules to prevent it becoming recoverable. We cannot say it enough times: the most critical and important data should never leave the environment where it is being managed in a safe and controlled manner. This is especially …Read More

Secure data erasure & citizens’ data protection – the EU’s resolutions for 2014

In the world of increasingly digital in which we live, erasing obsolete data stored on media such as hard drives and SSD memory has become a strategic issue in economic and political terms. This has become increasingly important after the incidents such as the NHS Surrey’s data loss and wider issues such as the recent revelation of the NSA’s activities on European soil. More than a good resolution, erasing private …Read More