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7 Security Gaps

May 11, 2021

Learn about commonly missed steps in drive retirement and disposal.

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Earth Day April 22

Apr 13, 2021

Recycle your e-waste with confidence with WipeDrive data erasure

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Data Privacy Day

Jan 25, 2021

Find out how to best celebrate Data Privacy Day with WhiteCanyon Software

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WhiteCanyon And Wipedrive Certifications

Apr 22, 2020

Learn more about our data erasure certificates here.

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Government Agency Data Erasure

Dec 17, 2019

Why do government agencies choose WipeDrive for their data erasure?

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Data Lifecycle

Oct 11, 2019

WipeDrive plays a key role in the data lifecycle for personal, business and government secure data erasure.

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Data Permanence

Sep 04, 2019

How Much Data Is Left On A Computer Without A Wipe Tool?


Articles

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Powerwashing Your Chromebooks

May 11, 2021

Find out how to remove sensitive data from Chromebooks.

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Remediating SolarWinds Breach

Mar 16, 2021

Learn how to process compromised IT assets after a cyber attack.

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USB Flash Drive Security: Best Practices

Jan 21, 2021

USB drives are hotspots for malicious activity. How can they safely be used?

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Data In A Work From Home Environment

Jan 21, 2021

Learn how organizations can protect their remote office environment data.

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FBI Digital Sanitization Guidelines

Jan 21, 2021

Learn the Criminal Justice Information specifications on digital sanitizaion.

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Securely Wiping Unclassified Information

Dec 01, 2020

Learn how to securely dispose of unclassified information.

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FTC Data Disposal Guidelines

Nov 24, 2020

Find out more about the FTC's Guidelines on proper consumer data disposal

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FDIC's Disposal Guidelines

Nov 23, 2020

Find out more about the guidelines for proper disposal of data for financial institutions.

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WipeDrive's Source Code Hasn't Left USA

Nov 16, 2020

Learn the importance of WipeDrive's Source code never leaving the USA.

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Downstream Data Insurance Coverage

Sep 25, 2020

How can Downstream Data Insurance protect your ITAD business?

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Wipe A Linux Hard Drive

Jul 22, 2020

Find out why wiping data using Linux is nessecary at equipments end of life.

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More Workers Work Remote

Jul 07, 2020

How do you manage your data at their home office?

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Formatting A Hard Drive

Jul 01, 2020

Find out how to format a hard drive in Windows 10.

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Data Erasure For Enterprise SSDs

Jun 08, 2020

Find out the challenges that can prevent themself when required to erase SSDs.

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Responsibilities Of The CDO

May 13, 2020

Find out how WhiteCanyon can help any Chief Data Officer.

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WipeDrive & The IT Asset Lifecycle

May 06, 2020

IT assets often requires software like WipeDrive for secure end of life disposal.

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Data Erasure Vs. Onsite Storage of IT Assets

Apr 29, 2020

WipeDrive can save your company money on RMA shipping costs and more.

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WipeDrive Helps Address GDPR Compliance

Apr 22, 2020

Find out how WipeDrive can help you become GDPR compliant.

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Data Erasure Standards & Applications

Apr 08, 2020

Data centers are challenged maintain the highest standards for data erasure.

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Continuity During Impacted Environments

Mar 31, 2020

5 Steps to Manage Data Sanitization During Global Crises

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Retiring Servers Faster

Mar 25, 2020

Decommissioning servers requires secure data erasure by certified software or physical destruction.

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Using Disk Wiping Software For NVMe Drives

Mar 18, 2020

Traditional formatting and erasing methods do not work with NVMe drives.

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Secure Management Of Financial Data

Mar 11, 2020

Businesses that provide financial services required to protect client data.

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WipeDrive And PCI DSS Compliance

Feb 28, 2020

See how WipeDrive helps your business comply with PCI DSS requirements.

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Wiping Different Operating Systems

Jan 13, 2020

Which data destruction method is best for the Operating System you are using?

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Effective Log File Erasure

Jan 10, 2020

Use a certified disk wiping software to remove stored log files and comply with data security protocols.

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WipeDrive Vs. Physical Destruction

Oct 29, 2019

Don't pay more for a less secure data destruction.

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Architecture & Commands

Sep 03, 2019

Review of commands, architecture and processes implemented by WipeDrive Enteprise

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How To Handle RMA For Drives

Aug 19, 2019

How to handle return merchandise authorization for hard drives presents a challenge.

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GDPR And U.S. Corporations

Aug 19, 2019

The General Data Protection Regulation and how WipeDrive helps you be compliant

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Stages Of Data Vulnerability

Aug 01, 2019

Protecting your data at every stage of its lifecycle is essential. Learn more about data vulnerability.

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What Is Data Destruction?

Aug 01, 2019

Erasing data on your own isn't always effective and it doesn't guarantee data is really wiped.

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3 Steps To Wipe A Drive

Jul 18, 2019

3 Steps to Wipe a Drive With Software-Based Tools. Including Platter-Based, SSD & NVMe Drives

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WipeDrive And HIPAA Compliance

Jul 15, 2019

WipeDrive can provide proof of PHI erasure on the IT asset.

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Custom Build Configuration Access

Jun 21, 2019

Customize WipeDrive to meet you internal requirements.

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TRIM Command & WipeDrive

May 17, 2019

The ‘Allow TRIM' option is a performance enhancing feature for SSDs in WipeDrive.

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Data Erasure Statutes By State

Apr 19, 2019

Find out more about the data sanitization statutes enacted by 34 states.

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10 Public Sector Questions

Feb 15, 2019

The public sector has particular requirements for data eradication.

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10 Question Corporations Ask

Jan 18, 2019

The top 10 questions the private sector face when choosing a data wipe solution.

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Data Security Policy & WipeDrive

Dec 22, 2018

Elements of a Data Security Policy & WipeDrive

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10 Questions ITAD's Ask

Dec 21, 2018

ITADs continue to improve their processes to meet their client's requirements.

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Erasing Data From EMC Storage

Nov 23, 2018

Customers expect all data to be protected, and the evidence to verify it.

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WipeDrive Compliance In Australia

Oct 19, 2018

Australia's Data Privacy Law and how it affects your Data Erasure process.

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WipeDrive Performance Review

Sep 21, 2018

Learn more about WhiteCanyon's WipeDrive Performance Review

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High Volume Data Erasure

Aug 17, 2018

High volume data erasure is more important than ever.

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Forms Of Data Destruction

Jul 20, 2018

Before retiring, selling, donating, or trashing old hardware, be sure your data is really gone.

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Degaussing & Solid State Drives

Jun 22, 2018

Degaussing is not an effective method of data destruction on SSDs.

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The Risks Of Shredding Drives

May 18, 2018

Drive destruction is not the same as data sanitization.

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How Does Your Law Firm Erase Old Data?

Apr 20, 2018

How do law firms handle their data on retired hard drives?

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Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

Mar 23, 2018

New regulations require you to have a customer privacy policy in place.

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IT Asset Management

Mar 20, 2018

The most important factor of IT Asset Management is the auditing of hardware.

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Do You Know Your Disposal Strategy?

Feb 16, 2018

What is your end-of-life hard drive retirement process?

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What Is The Best Method For Data Sanitization?

Jan 19, 2018

Be sure your unwanted data can not be recovered.