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.

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; but they vary in effectiveness, cost, and overall security. Learn more about your options for hard drive disposal and the...
Hard Drive Shredding

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 embedded inside your electronics. They exist not...
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Why Selling Old Office Equipment Carries Risks

When it comes to upgrading your office tech or freeing up space, it can be tempting to simply list your old copiers and printers on Craigslist. This might be an easy way to get rid of your aging printers and scanners. But it can actually put your sensitive information...
Hard Drive Destruction

Hard Drive Shredding: The Process & How Much It Costs

Hard drive destruction is important for your own security as well as compliance with laws like HIPAA that also have destruction requirements for hard copies. To ensure information is securely destroyed, there are 3 main ways to go about it: formatting, shredding, or degaussing. Watch the video or read...
Hard Drive Shredding

How Hard Drive Shredding Works

It is important for any business to protect sensitive or confidential data. While electronic information is already covered by privacy laws like HIPAA and FACTA, no less care should be taken when dealing with the hardware that contains that information. Depending on the methods you use when retiring old...
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Erasing Your Hard Drive is No Longer Sufficient

  Contrary to what most people may believe, permanently erasing files from your computer isn’t as simple as dragging to the Recycle Bin on your desktop. There is an entire industry based around recovering deleted files and lost information from hard drives. All over the internet, you can even...

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...

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...