Cincinnati Hard Drive Destruction
Any personal information on your hard drives is vulnerable. Paper files are the what people typically think of when they hear about identity theft, but your Cincinnati hard drives also need to be destroyed before they leave your possession. This is required for compliance with Ohio and federal privacy laws including HIPAA. Simply deleting your files is not sufficient to destroy the information. It can easily be recovered with free software.
To be sure the information is destroyed, there is no better way than to physically destroy the hard drive. Cincinnati Paper Shredding’s network offers hard drive destruction that can be done on-site or at a secure plant. Your hard drive will be shredded to bits, or the hardware will be melted down and the left overs recycled. This is absolute destruction.
Don’t forget all of the hidden hard drives in your office. Copy machines and fax machines also have hard drives that must be shredded before it is sent off to the recyclers. These store digital images of what has been scanned and can be recovered. Therefore, it is critical to ensure all electronic information is secure through proper destruction services.
Magnetic media of all kinds can be destroyed. This includes CDs, tapes, and hard drives. This will ensure complete coverage of all electronic information.
Additionally, keep services environmentally friendly—always use a service that offers electronic recycling for your hard drives and media once they’ve been destroyed. This will be compliant with EPA regulations as well as state hazardous waste requirements.
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To keep your information safe a hard drive needs to be destroyed completely. Wiping it of files is not complete destruction because those files are still backed up and can be recovered. Cincinnati Paper Shredding partners will ensure your data is gone for good. Call us at (513) 785-0929 or fill out the form on the left for free quotes in the Cincinnati area today.