Data Governance

Data governance combines data management, risk management and more into one larger program to formally manage important data assets across an enterprise. Data governance is used by organizations to exercise control over processes and methods used by various departments across the business. Learn data governance best practices in the following blogs.

Blancco Technology Group Earns NCSC Commercial Product Assurance Certification

Blancco Drive Eraser 6 has been certified by the British National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Commercial Product Assurance scheme (CPA) for data sanitization. This marks the ninth consecutive certification from NCSC (previously CESG) for our data erasure software from the UK government over the last 14 years. What Is The CPA, and why does it matter for other organizations? We explain that and more below. … Read More

How to Comply with EU Ecodesign Directive, Lot 9 Data Deletion Requirements

The European Union’s Ecodesign Directive sets mandatory ecological requirements for energy-using and otherwise energy-related products sold throughout all EU member states. Among the items affected are data servers and data storage products—including specifications for data deletion. If your business is in the EU or sells data storage equipment there, you will be affected by these new requirements. Here’s an overview of the law and a solution that will enable you … Read More

What is NIST 800-88, and What Does “Media Sanitization” Really Mean?

NIST 800-88, published by the National Institute for Standards and Technology, is known for its media sanitization categories of Clear, Purge and Destroy. Its principles can apply to magnetic, flash-based, and other storage technologies. And, it can cover everything from mobile devices and USB drives to servers—or even technologies not yet developed. The latest update, NIST 800-88 Rev. 1, is one of the most widely used data sanitization standards requested … Read More

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