May 25

Guidelines for Media Sanitization: Recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology

NIST Special Publication, February 1, 2011 - Publish Date: 08/31/12


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Special Publication 800-88 recommends a number of methods for sanitizing electronic data on hard drives and other electronic media. Media sanitization is the process of removing data from a hard drive, CD-ROM or other electronic media, generally at the end of the data’s life cycle.

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