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 DrIve FAQ

Hard Drive FAQ

Here at Shred Nations, we get all sorts of pressing questions regarding hard drives. While we may be experts in making sure your hard drive is properly destroyed, we also know a thing or two about the hardware itself. We thought this was a good opportunity to go over...
Where to dispose of hard drives

Where to Dispose of Hard Drives

When it comes to disposing of old computers, figuring out where to securely dispose of the hard drives should be your first concern. It can be tempting to look for options that don’t cost anything, but this can put you at risk. The hard drives in these old machines...
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How Long Do Hard Drives Last?

Unfortunately, every hard drive will fail at some point. On average, hard drives tend to last from 3 to 5 years. Luckily, there are ways to extend the life of your hard drives and get lots of use out of them. First, let’s discuss what a hard drive is....
Hard Drive Horror Stories Volume 2

Hard Drive Horror Stories…Volume 2 (Video)

With Halloween just around the corner, we’re delighted to bring you Hard Drive Horror Stories Volume 2! As promised, we’ve gathered three more horror stories for your viewing (dis)pleasure to get you into the seasonal spirit. Sure, ghosts and goblins have their place during Halloween, but what’s scarier than...
Hard Drive Horror Stories

Hard Drive Horror Stories…Part 1 (Video)

Halloween is indeed the spookiest time of year, but what’s scarier than having a catastrophic hard drive failure? Whether it’s damaged, lost, or stolen, there’s seemingly no limit to the dangers this information may possess. In this two-part series we explore some of the Hard Drive Horror Stories that...
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OLD COMPUTERS AND CELL PHONES …A TICKING TIME BOMB

The Greatest Security Threat to Your Business With their elephantine memories hundreds of millions of old computers and cell phones are gathering dust in unprotected closets and warehouses. They contain a treasure-trove of information about you and your business represented by every piece of information that has been entered...
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ALERT: Deleting Hard Drive Data Doesn’t Mean It’s Gone

You have three main options when it comes to deleting hard drive data. Hard drive destruction, formatting, and degaussing are can all be useful forms of deleting old data. However, they vary in effectiveness, cost, and security. Learn more about your options for hard drive disposal, and the differences...
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The Top 4 Reasons to Destroy Old Hard Drives

Thieves and hackers target electronic devices because many are not wiped thoroughly and simply thrown away. Destroy old hard drives with a company that specializes in hard drive destruction to protect your data from being retrieved and used maliciously. Hard drives are high-capacity storage devices inside your electronics. They exist not only...