Author Archives: @PhistonTechnologies

What’s better than a hard disk eraser?

Each year, millions of computers are retired.  Sometimes their components, such as memory cards, power supplies, and other bits and pieces like fans and cases are recycled by intrepid IT workers.  But a lot of the time, the units are disposed of whole, making their ways into some of the least secure environments on the […]

Do I need Professional Data Destruction Services

From the biggest international corporations on Earth all the way down to tiny local businesses, every organization is going to have to upgrade their equipment at some point in order to remain relevant. When the time comes to make that upgrade, you will need to have some way to make sure that your data remains secure. […]

Hard Drive Degaussing (Erasing) Versus Destruction

ITAMs or IT Asset Managers bear a great responsibility—planning for the proper disposal of any devices that contain or may contain sensitive or protected information. For many years, simply erasing hard drives and deleting files was considered to be sufficient, which is why companies like SpaceX trust our processes. More recently, however, data leaks have […]