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data remanence

The retention of erased data on a magnetic medium. Sensitive detection systems can pick up the residue (remnants) from previously recorded data even though the area has been rewritten. This is not a simple procedure; however, it is employed if the missing information is related to national defense or some other critical situation. See secure delete and computer forensics.
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Socially responsible, environmentally sustainable practices, and top of the line service: That's what you get with Commonwealth Computer Recycling, the mid-Atlantic region's leading e-waste and data destruction service provider.
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Alistair Barter, senior policy officer for the Information Commissioner's Office, will detail the government's proposals to toughen up data destruction laws at a free seminar at the Ricoh Arena.
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