Hard-drive degaussing refers to rendering a hard drive unreadable using powerful electromagnets. Once a hard drive is degaussed, it can no longer store data and cannot be re-used or donated. Many companies use hard-drive degaussing to remove recorded data including patient files, financial information, and other sensitive data. Once degaussing is complete, drives are typically crushed or shredded.
Protecting sensitive internal and customer data is a primary concern for companies. Exposing data to unauthorized recovery can expose you to civil and legal penalties.
Benefits of hard-drive degaussing
GenesisDome carries liability insurance and incorporates NSA-approved degaussing equipment. Our degaussing services provide the following benefits:
- Removal of asset tags
- Environmentally responsible disposal
- Documented chain-of-custody
- Secure asset tracking
- DOD and NIST compliance
Our hard-drive degaussing services are used by companies in which security is a priority, including:
- Military and government
- Financial services and banking
- Health care
- Information technology
- Any organization with sensitive data
And of course our R2 certified, zero landfill recycling process continues to organically support an industry leading ITAD and Manufactured Product Disposition platform, offering cutting edge solutions in Brand Protection, EOL Management, Value Recovery, Security and Data destruction
Leading US corporations rely on Genesis one source solution suite for Trusted Maximum Security, Reliable Maximum Value Recovery and Zero Landfill Recycling
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