NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides guidelines for firmware-based erasure of ATA and SCSI drives. Organizations erasing such drives must take these guidelines into account for data security and privacy purposes. Learn how secure data erasure can help your organization meet NIST guidelines in the following blogs.

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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