Fully Certified Data Erasure
As the pioneer and leader in certified data erasure, Blancco is committed to the highest quality products. We have over ten national and international third party approvals, certifications and recommendations – the most in the industry. Blancco meets and exceeds all major international standards for secure data erasure, making it the most trustworthy data erasure solution on the market.
Certified for Common Criteria (ISO 15408)
Common Criteria is an internationally recognized independent security certification recognized by governments in 26 countries across Europe, Australasia, Asia and North America.
Certifications around the world
Communications-Electronics Security Group
Blancco is certified by the Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG), the UK Government’s IT security group. The approved version of Blancco exceeded the highest security specifications detailed in the HMG Infosec Standard No: 5.
BSI - Federal Office for Information Security
Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (Federal Office for Information Security) is the central IT security service provider for the federal government in Germany.
Netherlands National Communication Security Agency
The Dutch AIVD (General Intelligence and Security Service) has certified and approved Blancco for Dutch Governmental use up to and including Secret classification.
Swedish Armed Forces
Blancco data erasure software is certified by the Swedish Armed Forces, providing solid assurance that our Scandinavian and Nordic customers are using the best data erasure solution available.
Central Information Systems Security Division
Blancco software is certified and recommended by the DCSSI (Central Information Systems Security Division under the authority of the French General Secretary for National Defense).
Refurbished (reused) Information Technology Equipment Association
Blancco is certified by the Japanese body Refurbished (reused) Information Technology Equipment Association.
The Polish Internal Security Agency
The ABW is the Polish special service responsible for protection of the country’s internal security and its constitutional order. Blancco is the only data erasure software certified by Polish authorities.
Approvals and recommendations
Blancco’s secure data erasure products are recommended by NATO and included in the NATO Information Assurance Product Catalogue (NIAPC). Now NATO members may use the approved Blancco product to erase hard drives without fear of data leakage or loss.
TÜV – Süd
TÜV SÜD endorses Blancco Mobile Edition (for the following platforms: Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Mobile).
USA Department of Defense
Blancco meets and exceeds the DoD’s recommended data erasure approach for overwriting “all addressable locations,” as defined in the US DoD NISPOM (National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual).
The Norwegian National Security Authority
The Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) approved Blancco HMG Software for the erasure of hard disks intended for declassification and release for commercial use.
The Defence INFOSEC Product Co-Operation Group of the UK
The Defence INFOSEC Product Co-Operation Group (DIPCOG) of the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved Blancco (certificate DAC/0019). Due to the high standards the MoD requires, special security specifications were set based on CESG’s standards.
National Security Agency
The Czech Republic’s National Security Authority (Národní bezpecnostní úrad) has recommended Blancco after conducting an evaluation of Blancco products and setting conditions for the products’ usage in the area of national classified information.