Securely destroying your hard drive will help make sure that your company’s data isn’t retrievable.

This section explains more about the hard drive shredding and hard drive destruction process. It highlights some of the different methods that professional hard drive destruction companies use to ensure your data is completely unrecoverable.

Hard Drives Shredded for Identity Protection

  Your computer hard drive is like a best friend that you can share all your secrets with. Countless hours are spent searching the web, checking bank accounts, working on projects, or even storing documents, photos, or messages containing confidential information. After an extended period of time, you may...

Top Hard Drive Blunders to Avoid in Business

As companies and large organizations continue to adopt streamlined electronic document management systems in order to keep up with the massive amounts of information these businesses manage, it’s important that business owners and executives be wary of making similar mistakes to their predecessors.   Hard drive and various methods...

Three Simple Reasons to Get In On Hard Drive Shredding

When you think of office equipment commonly seen in the workplace today—ranging from the standard computer to the ancient fax machine and nearly everywhere in between—many of these electronics have a hard drive. Over the past five years, hard drives have become an increasingly larger target for security breaches in the...

Retiring Old Office Equipment

When replacing office equipment or retiring old devices, it is important for your business and identity to properly destroy of the electronics. Searching old hard drives for stored information is one of the easiest ways for identity thieves and hackers to steal your valuable information. Properly retiring old office...

Selecting a Hard Drive Shredding Company

Imagine if your competitors get a hold of every single number you called or faxed in the past year—or every document you copied in the past five years.  One of the most important steps in an information security plan is proper disposal of equipment once it has been retired...

How to Ensure Your Data is Safe

When it comes to data stored on your computer, deleting files doesn’t actually remove the data. File information is kept in a directory so that the operating system can find it. When you delete a file, all you are doing is removing it from the directory and flagging that...

Securely Delete Your Hard Drive-Discussion

The threat of corporate espionage and identity theft has been increasing at an alarming rate for years. Technological advances and a false sense of security and trust that personal information and corporate secrets are safe. No matter where you travel on the internet, you can give hackers the ability...

Degaussing a Hard Drive Vs. Erasing It

It’s easy to see the importance of destroying the information on your hard drives. Just one hard drive can be the equivalent of a room full of documents. Before you send of your computer to be recycled you need to make sure that it is cleaned. While it may...

Why Electronic Media Destruction is Critical

Improper disposal of electronic media has caused headaches for businesses and individuals for decades.  Digital information is one of the highest value assets, and is the most commonly targeted data in any security breach. Personal information on employees and customers along with critical operational and financial documents can bring...

Should You Destroy Your Hard Drive?

Think about everything that you do on your computer.  Do you check emails? Access your bank accounts? Keep important photos or information on your computer?  If you use your computer for anything at all that may be considered sensitive information, you are at risk of identity theft.  That is,...