Data Erasure Insights for ITADs
Sometimes, physically destroying IT assets isn’t enough. To ensure complete data sanitization, you need to use software-based overwriting to remove sensitive data from your customers’ IT assets prior to destruction. You’ll guarantee compliance with the most rigorous data privacy and protection standards and receive a Certificate of Erasure with each erasure instance to prove to customers you’ve done so.
Use the following resources for updates and insights about data erasure and its role in the ITAD industry.
Based on customizable workflows and seamless integration with a broad range of industry applications, Intelligent Business Routing (IBR) minimizes manual procedures for tracking, grading, erasing, reimaging and reporting on assets entering the recovery and resale market.
This drive sanitization software offers the widest support for new security features and drive types and is backed by our dedicated, in-house research and development team. Find out what sets Blancco Drive Eraser apart from its competitors.
One-third of the world’s largest enterprises use inadequate data sanitization to prevent data breaches at end-of-life. Find out what common misconceptions are reinforcing these poor data disposal practices.
The pressure on ITADs and recyclers to safeguard sensitive data continues to increase. Learn how Blancco’s data erasure software can help your organization guarantee compliance, increase efficiency and decrease costs.
Join our team of data sanitization experts to uncover the specific data sanitization requirements outlined in U.S. government’s NIST 800-88 Media Sanitization Guidelines.
Flash-based memories, like solid state drives (SSDs), are more difficult to completely and permanently erase than magnetic hard disk drives (HDDs), posing a challenge for many organizations. Learn how to sanitize them properly.
HDDs and SSDs contain sensitive data that needs to be removed before resale or recycling. Learn why it’s important to combine both software-based data erasure and physical destruction.
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Want to be sure your data is removed completely from HDDs? Here’s the latest on how many times you should overwrite a hard disk for complete data erasure.
For IT Asset Disposition vendors, security is key. When any IT asset reaches the end of its life, businesses are required to manage the complete destruction of any data previously living on the device. That’s where ITADs come in.
In this YouTube recording, Fredrik Forslund, Vice President for Cloud and Data Center Erasure at Blancco, and Steve Mellings, CEO and founder of ADISA, discuss global trends in IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) and the exciting opportunities available in this growing industry.
The World Economic Forum predicts the amount of e-waste will more than double by 2050 to 120 million metric tons annually. Organizations that use environmentally friendly IT disposal practices now can greatly affect whether e-waste helps or harms the environment—and whether or not they will reap the benefits.
Each is important to consider when choosing data erasure software. But is there really a difference between them, and does it even matter?
Blancco provides 20+ years of experience in the IT Asset Disposition industry. Our global presence, comprehensive product portfolio and world-class support allow us to offer more than just erasure licenses.
Any organization that handles sensitive customer information has a legal duty to dispose of said information fully and irretrievably when it is no longer in use or required for regulatory purposes.
Apple’s T2 chip disallows most data erasure software on newer Mac laptops and desktops. To date, Blancco is the only vendor able to erase Mac T2 devices, including the latest Mac mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and iMac Pro.
The circular economy reuses old smartphones and conserves resources. But is old user data discoverable by new owners? Here’s what our research found.
Get the most recent Gartner Hype Cycle data sanitization definition—plus our summary of Gartner analysts’ recommendations in three 2019 Hype Cycle reports.
Mobile resellers and recyclers must comply with several standards and certifications before reselling, remarketing or recycling their devices.
The advancement of technology is mesmerising, and it only seems to be speeding up. Businesses that fail to adopt new technologies risk getting left behind.
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