Blancco is the leading provider of data erasure software and mobile diagnostics solutions. Blancco data erasure solutions have been tested, certified, approved and recommended by 15+ governing bodies and leading organizations around the world. No other data erasure software can boast this level of compliance with the rigorous requirements set by government agencies, legal authorities and independent testing laboratories.

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Global Certifications

 

Awarding Body Description Year Awarded Country Software Certified
NYCE
Blancco’s data erasure software is approved and certified in accordance with 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 Mexico
  • Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.0)
  • Blancco 5
  • Blancco 5 Mobile
  • Blancco File
  • Blancco File (for Unix) and Virtual
  • Blancco Flash
  • Blancco LUN
Netherlands 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 have approved Blancco 5 for erasing HDDs and SSDs.
2018 Netherlands
  • Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.6)
national cyber security centre National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
Blancco is certified by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), 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.
2019

2017

2015

UK
  • Blancco Drive Eraser 6
  • Blancco 5
  • Blancco 4 (HMG v4.10)
The Federal Service for Technical and Export Control (FSTEC)
The Federal Service for Technical and Export Control (FSTEC) of Russia implements national policy for information security and protection of sensitive information. Blancco has been awarded a certificate from FSTEC confirming the software’s compliance with a range of technical requirements, including the validation of its security functions.
2014 Russia
  • Blancco 4 (v4.12.1)
BSI – 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 Germany
  • Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.5)
    Common Criteria Certified 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

    2017

    2012 (expired)

    Various
    • Drive Eraser 6.9.1
    • Blancco File 8.2
    • Blancco 5
      expired
    Swedish 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 Sweden
    • Blancco 4 (Pro–v4.8)
    Central 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 France
    • Blancco 4 (v4.8)
    ABW The 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 Poland
    • Blancco 4 (v4.2r1)

     

    Global Approvals & Recommendations

     

    Awarding Body Description Year Awarded Country Software Certified
    adisa claims test Asset Disposal & Information Security Alliance (ADISA)
    The ADISA audit process is multi-layered and includes full audits, unannounced operational audits and forensic audits. Blancco’s SSD Erasure Method passed tests against ADISA risk Levels 1, 2, 3, and 4, corresponding to both 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 risk Levels 1 and 2.*
    2019 US and UK
    • Blancco Drive Eraser 6 (v.6.6)
    • Blancco Mobile Device Eraser (3.6.0)*

    *”Blancco Mobile Device Eraser” has since been renamed as “Blancco Mobile Diagnostics & Erasure”

    NSM The Norwegian National Security Authority*
    The Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM) approved Blancco to securely erase hard disks intended for declassification and release for commercial use. Blancco software is approved to erase at both Restricted and Confidential levels.
    2015 Norway
    • Blancco 5
    The Defence INFOSEC Product Co-Operation Group of the UK**
    The Defence INFOSEC Product Co-Operation Group (DIPCOG) has approved the Blancco HMG, File, LUN and Mobile solutions for use in the Ministry of Defense and UK Government departments. Due to the high standards set forth by the Ministry of Defense, special security specifications were set based on CESG’s standards. Blancco currently holds the highest number of DIPCOG approvals of any data erasure software company in the UK, and offers the only DIPCOG approved products for selective data erasure, mobile erasure and LUN erasure. Additionally, the UK Ministry of Defense highly recommends our solutions.
    2016 UK
    • Blancco 5 (Including SSD)
    • Blancco LUN
    • Blancco Mobile
    • Blancco File
    • Blancco Flash
    TÜV 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.
    2019

    2018

    Germany
    • Blancco Drive Eraser
    • Blancco Mobile Device Eraser
    • Blancco File Eraser
    • Blancco Removable Media Eraser
    • Blancco LUN Eraser
    • Blancco Virtual Machine Eraser
    The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority
    The Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (TRAFICOM) has approved Blancco erasure software for erasing data from hard drives and Solid State Drives at security classification levels I-IV.
    2014 Finland
    • Blancco 5 (SSD Erasure)
    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 Various
    • Blancco Drive Eraser 6

     

    Third-Party Endorsements

     

    Awarding Body Description Year Awarded Country Software Certified
    Ontrack Ontrack
    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 Various
    • Blancco Drive Eraser (6.1.3)

    * Certification update in progress
    ** UDPATE: The DipCog group has been disbanded and will be re-branded as DyCips. Once this new authority is up and running we will be able to move our existing certifications across and obtain new certifications on our new products. Our DipCog accreditation is still valid at this time, and Blancco continues to monitor this situation.

     

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