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Everything You Need to Know About the DoD 5220.22-M Wiping Standard & Its Applications Today

When vendors state that their solutions meet the DoD 5220.22-M “standard,” it typically means that their software will write to all addressable hard drive locations with a character, its complement and a random character. It must then be followed by verification. This “three-pass” procedure is designed to prevent data from being recovered by commercially available processes. But is the DoD 5220.22-M standard the best wiping method for your organization? Read … Read More

MWC 2019: Foldable Phones, 5G and Insights on Consumer Privacy for the Fast-Growing Mobile Resale Market

How Are Consumer Privacy, Security and Government Regulation Affected by the Latest in Mobile Innovations? MWC Barcelona (#MWC19) debuted revolutionary changes, including the increased unveiling of 5G network use and the highly anticipated advent of foldable phones. Yet, in the wake of the massive “Collection 1” data exposure (followed by Collections 2-5), last year’s abundant data breaches and Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica misuse of consumer information—security and privacy in the mobile … Read More

Supply Chain Attack: Why Organizations Need Data Sanitization at All Stages of the Data Lifecycle

In October 2018, Bloomberg Businessweek published an extensive investigative article into the compromise of some of the U.S.’s largest organizations. The article details a mammoth hardware hack originating in China, wherein rogue hardware was fitted into motherboards at the beginning of the supply chain and later used to facilitate complete, unrestricted access to the systems at the other end. This kind of hack unearths a concerning vulnerability in the technology … Read More

Q&A with Anders Klemmer, VP, Business Development at Blancco

In August 2018 Blancco welcomed Anders Klemmer to the team as Vice President of Business Development. He brings two decades of experience in high-growth companies in the Bay Area to this crucial role. At Blancco, Anders will lead on executing partnerships across an ecosystem of technology developers and service providers worldwide. We got to know him a little better below. Q. Welcome to Blancco! Tell us a bit about your … Read More

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