Monthly Archives: December 2014

How Software Based Hard Drive Erasers Fail

Many hard disk eraser software sets brag about a quick and painless way to destroy sensitive data. The low cost and availability of these pieces of software offer an attractive solution to many consumers. What many consumers and businesses don’t realize is how vulnerable they are when using this software. Here are three reasons to avoid software […]

Making Media Destruction Part of Your Records Retention Policy

An Information Governance Policy, often called Records Retention, is a critical aspect of your business and you ignore it at your own peril. The intensity of the game ramped up with 2006 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) governing Electronically Stored Information (ESI.) Without a good retention and media destruction policy, in a lawsuit, […]