Electronic information is already covered by the HIPAA and FACTA privacy laws. Individuals should take no less care when retiring obsolete hard drives. Many people buy used computers for the sole purpose of taking information off the hard drives.
Take the Proper Steps When Retiring Your Computers
When you retire your computers, you need to make sure the all the data is properly destroyed. Formatting the hard drive is ineffective- with the right software, it can be restored. There are services and software solutions that can wipe the data on your hard drive too, but they are slow and require you to start up every computer to wipe them.
You also need to dispose of all electronics properly for compliance with EPA and state hazardous waste requirements. All of our locations properly recycle the raw materials from the electronics after they are physically destroyed.
Do You Need Hard Drive Shredding Services? Shred Nations Can Help!
Shred Nations offers hard drive destruction services and hard drive shredding services that ensures that all data on your drives are completely unrecoverable. Our trained staff of specialists that can help you decide what the best course of action is for your secure hard drive destruction project.
Shred Nations has a network of contractors that allows us to come to your location if you need to ensure a proper chain of custody, or we offer the ability to have you ship your drives to a secure facility to be destroyed. We also provide a certificate of destruction that details when and where the hard drive was destroyed. The bits are separated into component parts and recycled.
To get started, fill out the form to the right, or give us a call at (800) 747-3365 for a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE IN MINUTES!
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