What's happening in Data Centers?
Data destruction is essential for any organization in the IT industry. With data breaches on the rise, data destruction services are becoming increasingly important and can reduce the risk associated with data loss.
Whether you need to eliminate retired hardware or require regular data cleansing solutions, data destruction services provide secure and certified data erasure solutions that can help businesses maintain data integrity of sensitive company information.
Companies and government organizations are vulnerable to data breaches that result from inadequate data destruction methods such as wiping data, data erasure, hard drive shredding, overwriting data with junk information, physical destruction of data-storing media and purge solutions.
Regular data audits of backups, review of storage mechanisms used for data archiving and tracking who has accessed data are also important practices that can help reduce the risk of a data disaster.
What your team can do
Information technology professionals must remain vigilant in their data destruction operations to avoid data compromise from those wishing to do ill with the data entrusted to their care.
- Implement policies and procedures concerning the handling and storage of sensitive data are established
- Communicate clearly with staff on storage mechanisms used for data archiving and tracking who has access to decommissioned data