Data Killer – Could tape & hard drive shredding & “DOD” wipes be a thing of the past?

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Currently, the ONLY true way to ensure that your data is not recovered from an old hard drive is to destroy that drive by shredding it. In the video below, you will see a device that has the potential for erasing the data using the same method that was used to record that information, albeit much more powerful. It remains …

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Data Security: You returned your computer, but where’s your data???? #scary #datasecurity

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Recently, Staples Business Depot did the unthinkable, they sold computers that had been returned, and the hard drives contained the previous owner’s private information according to an article on the www.cbc.ca news site which states, “Staples resold laptops with customer data, audit finds“. The article goes on to say that 54 of the 149 computers tested that were ready to …

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ShredDisk is offering FREE hard drive destruction at the Greenville Grow Expo!

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Our friend Brent with ShredDisk is offering free hard drive shredding and computer recycling during the Grow Expo event on May 17th! Please read his blog post at http://www.shreddisk.com/blog/?p=146 Hard drive destruction remains the only 100% effective way to insure your data is protected when decommissioning a hard disk drive and this is a great opportunity to get rid of one …

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Hard drive data recovery demonstration with special appearance by Shred Disk @ShredDisk

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When you buy a new computer, what do you do with the old one?  Donate it to charity? Give it to a friend? Leave it with the computer vendor who sold you the new computer? Sell it on Craigslist? The real question here is, what happens to the data on the hard drive in your old system? Do you take …

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