Our Certifications

Our solutions have been tested, certified and approved to ensure you stay compliant with the most rigorous regulatory standards. 

The Most Certified Data Erasure Solutions in the World

Blancco is the leading provider of enterprise-scale data erasure software and mobile lifecycle solutions. Tested, certified, approved and recommended by 13+ governing bodies and leading organizations around the world, no other data erasure software matches this compliance with the rigorous requirements set by government agencies, legal authorities and independent testing laboratories.  

We’re also pleased to have earned ISO certifications for internal quality and information security management systems, as well as recognitions for our focus on producing products that encourage environmental sustainability.  

Global Software Certifications

CountryAwarding Body Description  Year Awarded,
Software Certified
VariousCommon Criteria LogoCertified for Common Criteria (ISO 15408) 
Common Criteria is an internationally recognized independent security certification recognized by governments in 31 countries across Europe, Australasia, Asia and North America. Blancco 6.9.1 and Blancco File Eraser are Common Criteria certified. 
2020
Blancco Drive Eraser 6.9.1

2017
Blancco File 8.2
FranceANSSI 
Blancco is certified by ANSSI (French National Cybersecurity Agency) as fully compliant with all certification requirements, the only data erasure software provider to be certified at this level by the French governing body. The ANSSI evaluation encompasses erasure of both HDDs and SSDs. 
2021
Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.12)
Blancco Management Console
FranceDCSSICentral Information Systems Security Division 
Blancco is certified and recommended by the DCSSI (Central Information Systems Security Division under the authority of the French General Secretary for National Defense). Blancco is the only certified data erasure solution in France. 
2008
Blancco 4 (v.4.8)*
GermanyBSI – Federal Office for Information Security 
Blancco is certified by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), also known as the German Information Security Agency (GISA). The approved version fulfills the stringent security requirements of the BSI guidelines for classified documents and has been audited by the TÜV SÜD. 
2018
Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.5)
MexicoNYCE 
Blancco’s data erasure software is approved and certified in accordance with NYCE Mexican standards for development. As a result, Blancco’s methods of erasure have been evaluated and deemed to be in compliance with the criteria established by the INAI Guide to secure data deletion.
2017
Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.0)
Blancco 5*
Blancco 5 Mobile*
Blancco File
Blancco File (for Unix) and Virtual
Blancco Flash
Blancco LUN
NetherlandsNetherlands National Communication Security Agency 
The Dutch National Signals Security Bureau (NBV), part of the General Intelligence and Security Service of the Netherlands that promotes the protection of government information, has approved Blancco 5 for erasing HDDs and SSDs. 
2018
Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.5.2)
PolandThe Polish Internal Security Agency 
The ABW, revered as the Polish special service, is responsible for protection of the country’s internal security and its constitutional order. Blancco is the only data erasure software certified by Polish authorities. 
2005
Blancco 4 (v.4.2r1)*
SwedenSwedish Armed Forces 
Blancco is certified by the Swedish Armed Forces, providing our Scandinavian and Nordic customers with an absolute line of defense against security breaches. 
2009
Blancco 4 (Pro-v.4.8)*
UKNational Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) 
Blancco is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre, the UK Government’s National Technical Authority for Information Assurance. The Blancco product exceeded the highest security specifications detailed in the HMG Infosec Standard No: 5. 
2021
Blancco Drive Eraser 6.13
*“Blancco 4” and “Blancco 5” have since been renamed “Blancco Drive Eraser.” Likewise, “Blancco Mobile Device Eraser” is now “Blancco Mobile Diagnostics & Erasure.”

Global Software Approvals & Recommendations

CountryAwarding Body Description  Year Awarded,
Software Certified
VariousNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
Blancco’s data erasure products are recommended by NATO and included in the prestigious NATO Information Assurance Product Catalogue (NIAPC). Blancco worked closely with NATO to achieve this recommendation and inclusion in NIAPC, which is provided to NATO military partners and Partnership for Peace program members.
2018
Blancco Drive Eraser 6
FinlandThe Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (TRAFICOM)
The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority has approved Blancco erasure software for erasing data from hard drives and solid-state drives at security classification levels I-IV.
2014
Blancco 5 (SSD Erasure)*
GermanyTÜV Saarland
TÜV Saarland officially endorsed Blancco’s erasure product based on the positive results found. TÜV Saarland found that Blancco’s software provides a reliable and effective mechanism to erase private data from mobile devices, removable media, LUNs, drives, as well as erases files and folders.
2020
Blancco Drive Eraser
Blancco Mobile Diagnostics & Erasure
Blancco Removable Media Eraser
Blancco LUN Eraser
Blancco Virtual Machine Eraser
US, UKAsset Disposal & Information Security Alliance (ADISA)
The ADISA Research Centre is the test laboratory operated by ADISA Certification Limited where software overwriting products can have claims made about their effectiveness verified. Blancco’s SSD Erasure Method passed tests against ADISA Test Level I (attack using standard COTS forensic tools and techniques) and Test Level II (attack using standard intrusive/destructive testing tools designed to read data directly off of a chip) testing. Additionally, Blancco Mobile Device Eraser has been certified to sanitize data on mobile devices against ADISA Test Level I.*
2021
Blancco Mobile Device Eraser (v.4.7.3)*

2019
Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.6)
*“Blancco 4” and “Blancco 5” have since been renamed “Blancco Drive Eraser.” Likewise, “Blancco Mobile Device Eraser” is now “Blancco Mobile Diagnostics & Erasure.”

Third-Party Software Endorsements

CountryAwarding Body Description  Year Awarded,
Software Certified
VariousOntrack
Ontrack, the global experts in data recovery, have officially recommended and endorsed Blancco Drive Eraser 6 as the best way to successfully erase data from HDDs and SSDs in servers, laptops and more.
2018
Blancco Drive Eraser (6.1.3)

Company Certifications, Approvals & Recommendations

CountryAwarding Body Description  Year Awarded
GlobalISO9001
ISO9001 certifies that Blancco’s core functions meet specific requirements for a quality management system and provides proof that Blancco consistently offers products and services that meet stringent regulatory requirements and satisfy customer demands. It is the only standard in the ISO 9000 series that can be certified.
2018
GlobalISO27001
This accreditation highlights how operate an excellent Information Security Management System. Recipients of this certification must demonstrate their organization’s strategy and practices in protecting sensitive information within a management system. Blancco’s dedication to information security is built into its enterprise DNA; safeguarding data is at the core of its product offering.
2018
UKLondon Stock Exchange Green Economy Mark
The Green Economy Mark highlights companies and investment funds listed on all segments of London Stock Exchange’s Main Market and AIM that are driving the global green economy. To qualify for the Green Economy Mark, companies and funds must generate 50 percent or more of their total annual revenues from green activities. Blancco was one of the first companies to have been awarded the Green Economy Mark.
2019
UKMSCI ESG Rating
MSCI ESG Research provides MSCI ESG Ratings on global public and a few private companies on a scale of AAA (leader) to CCC (laggard), according to exposure to industry-specific ESG risks and the ability to manage those risks relative to peers. In 2021, Blancco Technology Group received a rating of “A” in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment. Learn more about MSCI ESG ratings.
2021

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