Secure Data Removal

Do you have a computer that you need to dispose of? Does it have data on it that you need to be disposed of securely? The Secure Data Removal service can help by securely removing all data from a hard disk using a variety of established international standards used by governments around the world.

When to use this service

You can use this service If you are selling your machine or giving it to charity and want to make sure previously stored data cannot be recovered.

What we do
  • We will discuss the data removal standards that are appropriate for the sensitivity of your data
  • Your machine or if appropriate, your hard drive will be taken away
  • The hard drive will be wiped by using specialist software configured with the data removal standard selected earlier
  • Once data removal has been completed, we will return your machine or hard drive to you
  • If necessary, we can dismantle the hard drive physically and dispose of it safely
Data Removal Standards
Recommended For Name Passes Verification Speed [1-10]
Normal data One Pass Random 1 Yes 9
Normal data One Pass Zeros 1 None 10
Normal data Random and Zeros 2 Yes 8
Confidential data NIST 800-88 Advanced 2 Yes 7
Confidential data Current NSA method 3 Yes 6
Confidential data US Department of Defense compliant method DoD5220.22-M 3 Yes 6
Highly sensitive data NSA Bit Toggle 10 None 5
Highly sensitive data One Pass Random 12 Yes 4
Highly sensitive data Gutman 35 Yes 1
Speed Key: [ 1 = Slow, 10 = Fast ]
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Avatar"Imran has helped with a number of issues I've had with my computer and with my broadband connection. He installed a new broadband modem for me, and also helped me to get online to play World of Warcraft, whilst cleaning up my PC in the process.

His work is both prompt and efficient."
N. Charity, Totteridge

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