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For example, you might choose to degauss your hard drives in house and then send the degaussed drives to a service for the next stage, such as shredding and/or disintegration.
l7 Ensure verification labels are placed on all hard drives that have been degaussed and overwritten.
Used tapes are typically marketed as having been cleaned, degaussed and refurbished to perform just as well as new tapes.
Are information media degaussed only individually, or can they be stacked for speedier degaussing?
By the way, if you degaussed yourself earlier, you got rid of subtle interference on your video minitor caused by the earth's magnetic field.
The hospital's IT team received the restored data on a new storage device; the old, damaged drive was permanently and securely degaussed following HIPAA guidelines for destroying hard drives.
To ensure data security, any drive that fails any portion of the data wipe process is degaussed and physically shredded.
The Sledgehammer also satisfies National Security Agency requirements for physical destruction of drives after they have been degaussed by an NSA-listed degausser.
If a system has a hard disk, can the hard disk be used on other programs or for unclassified work after it has been degaussed or declassified?