Data Wiping

Data wiping is the software-based method of overwriting the data by using zeros and ones to overwrite data. Secure erasure exercise will eradicate your confidential information without destroying your drive – rendering all the data in storage devices 100% erased. Upon completion of the data wiping process, all proprietary data are erased – the sanitized hard disks are ready for reuse.

The data wipe process is the most sustainable and revenue-generating approach to data sanitization as the hard disks are re-useable and re-marketable.

Benefits of Data Wiping:

  • The most sustainable solution
    Extends the lifespan of the storage devices by reuse instead of disposal or recycling into downstream commodities.
  • Commercially viable
    Allows media previously containing the erased data to be reused, which increases the resale or remarketing value of the media asset.
  • Traceability
    Overwriting generates a serialized log of each processed storage device.
  • Prevent software-based recovery methods from assessing sensitive information from the hard drive.

SAMS Disk Wipe Services

  • All disk wipe process conforms to at least the most basic standard US DoD 522.22-M : 3 pass wipes plus 1 verification
  • Employs use of various data wiping software and equipment: world class standards
  • Supports multiple wipe formats: customers choose the required standards
  • Onsite services provided by dedicated Field Service Support
  • Secure end-to-end chain of custody during transportation: From the point of collection to destruction facility

SAMS Complete Packaged Service For Offsite Destruction Includes :

Customized logistic pickup service

GPS tracking of vehicles bearing the storage devices

Locked and security-sealed tote bins for transportation

CCTV recording upon arrival at the facility through validation till final destruction of the consignment

Secure online client access for monitoring (special arrangement required)

Activity and Process Reports for audit and tracking detail

Scanning for inventory record/ asset tracking

Certificate of Destruction upon successful Wiping of storage devices

SAMS Process Complies With Multiple International Erasure Standards Including :

  • CESG CPA – Higher Level
  • HIPAA
  • FACTA standards
  • NIAP EAL 4+
  • NIST 800-88 Clear
  • NIST 800 88 Purge
  • NIST 800-88 REV 1 Compliant
  • HMG Infosec Standard 5, Higher and Lower Standard
  • National Computer Security Center (NCSC-TG-025)
  • Peter Gutmann’s Algorithm
  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • US DoD 5220.22-M
  • US Air Force System Security Instruction 5020
  • U.S. Army AR380-19
  • US National Computer Security Center TG-025
  • US Navy Staff Office Publication P-5329-26