Are you planning to retire your old IT assets? Remember to destroy all data before recycling or sale.
Data Sanitisation is a process which permanently and irreversibly destroy the data from storage devices.
IT Asset Disposition process plays significant role in asset lifecycle for any business. Not managing the process correctly can cause data breaches. Deleting or formatting storage devices simply is not enough.
Secure IT Recycling Ltd offer data destruction to UK Government NCSC and CC EAL3+ standards with certificated proof of erasure for every hard drive.
We use Certus software which is one of the leading products on the market certified by National Cyber Security Centre, NATO/OTAN, Common Criteria EAL3+ so currently the highest security standards awarded by the EU for data erasure. Certus Software has the full infrastructure to ensure it is compliant with GDPR and NIST 800-88.
There are multiple patterns to choose from when erasing data.
The standard one which we follow and used across many clients is British HMG IS5 Enhanced.
If you have specific requirements in terms of data destruction, here is a list of available patterns:
British HMG IS5 Enhanced
British HMG IS5 Baseline
Russian GOST R 50739-95
US Air Force 5020
US DoD 5220.22-M
US DoD 5220.22-ECE
ATA Secure Erase
ATA Sanitize Block Erase
ATA Sanitize Crypto Scramble