Why Hard Drive Destruction is Important for Businesses

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Why Hard Drive Destruction is Important for Businesses:

Why Hard Drive Destruction is Important for Businesses Tips About Hard Drive Destruction Services

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Paper used to be the preferred method of keeping records in the past. Today's modern companies are using the computer to store confidential information. The destruction of confidential information found on a computer's hard drive is gaining in popularity. There is an increase in demand for hard drive and media destruction companies. If you are a company that needs to dispose of confidential information in a secure manner, then you should find a data destruction company.

Finding A Data Destruction Company:

Finding A Data Destruction Company Companies must follow strict rules regarding confidential information. Following strict rules regarding the use of confidential information is important. Your company can receive hefty fines for not disposing of confidential information in a secure manner. You must make sure the data is 100 percent destroyed.

Finding A Data Destruction Company:

Finding A Data Destruction Company Identity theft is on the rise and storing, protecting and destroying confidential information is a top priority for many companies. Search the Internet to find data destruction companies. Choose a company that has been in business for several years. Check the reputation of the company through online community boards or websites.

Hard Drive Destruction:

Hard Drive Destruction To ensure the hard drive is 100 percent secure, the data needs to be destroyed. Many companies upgrade their computers and donate the used ones. They use software to delete the data and often are not aware that the actual old data still exists. It is possible for someone to retrieve the data by using special software. Companies must be positive that the data is properly erased in order to be protected.

Hard Drive Destruction:

Hard Drive Destruction Simply erasing the hard drive does not get rid of the data. The only way to destroy the data from the hard drive is to use destruction methods. There are several methods data destruction companies use to accomplish this task. Some data destruction companies will physically shred the hard drive using technology advanced shredding machines. This method ensures the data cannot be retrieved.

How Destruction Works:

How Destruction Works The method is similar to paper shredders and uses an unbroken chain of custody for hard drive destruction. Hard drive destruction services includes desktops, laptops, floppy disks and optical media. Optical media includes CD's, DVD's, Blue Rays and HD DVD's. Most companies will provide video documentation of the service performed.

Liquid Technology:

Liquid Technology The preferred method of destroying audible recordings is liquid technology. This technology will securely erase audible recordings in order for the drives to be used again. Most companies will provide a report to your company proving the data was erased. Some companies will degauss the hard drive to eliminate confidential information. This method should not be used on hard drives that are intended to be reused. This is a popular way to completely destroy confidential data on computer hard drives.

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Almost every company has sensitive information stored on their computers. It is no longer a standard practice to simply get rid of the computer. You should ensure the sensitive data is erased or destroyed before disposing of old company computers. Data security is the responsibility of everyone who has customer information stored on the computer.

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