data remanence

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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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22-M), and the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID) Standard of Electronic Media Sanitization Destruction.
media Sanitization Means The Process Used And The Actions Taken To Remove Information
Look to the Guidelines for Media Sanitization, released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), for a full explanation of cleaning up any kind of digital media.
A Media Sanitization Decision Matrix includes information on definitively deep-sixing sensitive information on paper, cell phones, PDAs, copy/fax machines, CDs, and other digital media.
BCWipe Enterprise allows enterprises to remotely install BCWipe across all desktops and centrally manage media sanitization policies and data privacy compliance through industry-standard systems management software.
NASA will benefit from E-Waste Security's ability to control and destroy digital media as well as document the destruction process in compliance with NIST 800-88 Guidelines for Media Sanitization.
Hard drives sanitized by Aleratec s 7-Pass wipe have been verified by a leader in forensic data recovery as being "forensically unrecoverable" and meeting the criteria set forth in NIST 800-88 guidelines for media sanitization.
We are extremely proud," Meehan went on, "that when it comes to preventing access to the individual personal identity, private financial, government fiscal and sensitive national secrets it maintains in digital data banks on IBM z/OS and Opens Systems disk, Australian Federal Government agencies are choosing FDRERASE from INNOVATION Data Processing as their data protection and Media Sanitization solution.
The FDRERASE Suite is the sole internationally recognized solution for the secure erasure of LUW (Linux/Unix/Windows) Open Systems and IBM z/OS disk with a US Government Data Protection Certification and Australian Defense Signals Directorate (DSD) Approved Products listing as a Media Sanitization product with a conformance claim of EAL2 plus+.
With millions of drives already processed, Teraware is field proven and compliant with governmental and private sector media sanitization requirements throughout the world.
Blancco's speaking session, " Data Erasure Best Practices: Data Removal at Remote Sites & Flash Media Sanitization," is scheduled for 10-11 a.
Through this effort and partnership, derived from ID's Media Sanitization, Disk Destruction and Recycling Division, ID has donated 478 refurbished PCs to date for this particular Goodwill program.