We want you to have the information you need to keep your data secure at all times, and so we have created a library of useful articles that will help you understand the process and your options. New articles are added every month.
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Earth Day April 22
Apr 13, 2021
Recycle your e-waste with confidence with WipeDrive data erasure
Data Privacy Day
Jan 25, 2021
Find out how to best celebrate Data Privacy Day with WhiteCanyon Software
WhiteCanyon And Wipedrive Certifications
Apr 22, 2020
Learn more about our data erasure certificates here.
Government Agency Data Erasure
Dec 17, 2019
Why do government agencies choose WipeDrive for their data erasure?
Oct 11, 2019
WipeDrive plays a key role in the data lifecycle for personal, business and government secure data erasure.
Sep 04, 2019
How Much Data Is Left On A Computer Without A Wipe Tool?
Remediating SolarWinds Breach
Mar 16, 2021
Learn how to process compromised IT assets after a cyber attack.
USB Flash Drive Security: Best Practices
Jan 21, 2021
USB drives are hotspots for malicious activity. How can they safely be used?
Data In A Work From Home Environment
Jan 21, 2021
Learn how organizations can protect their remote office environment data.
FBI Digital Sanitization Guidelines
Jan 21, 2021
Learn the Criminal Justice Information specifications on digital sanitizaion.
Securely Wiping Unclassified Information
Dec 01, 2020
Learn how to securely dispose of unclassified information.
FTC Data Disposal Guidelines
Nov 24, 2020
Find out more about the FTC's Guidelines on proper consumer data disposal
FDIC's Disposal Guidelines
Nov 23, 2020
Find out more about the guidelines for proper disposal of data for financial institutions.
WipeDrive's Source Code Hasn't Left USA
Nov 16, 2020
Learn the importance of WipeDrive's Source code never leaving the USA.
Downstream Data Insurance Coverage
Sep 25, 2020
How can Downstream Data Insurance protect your ITAD business?
Wipe A Linux Hard Drive
Jul 22, 2020
Find out why wiping data using Linux is nessecary at equipments end of life.
More Workers Work Remote
Jul 07, 2020
How do you manage your data at their home office?
Formatting A Hard Drive
Jul 01, 2020
Find out how to format a hard drive in Windows 10.
Data Erasure For Enterprise SSDs
Jun 08, 2020
Find out the challenges that can prevent themself when required to erase SSDs.
Responsibilities Of The CDO
May 13, 2020
Find out how WhiteCanyon can help any Chief Data Officer.
WipeDrive & The IT Asset Lifecycle
May 06, 2020
IT assets often requires software like WipeDrive for secure end of life disposal.
Data Erasure Vs. Onsite Storage of IT Assets
Apr 29, 2020
WipeDrive can save your company money on RMA shipping costs and more.
WipeDrive Helps Address GDPR Compliance
Apr 22, 2020
Find out how WipeDrive can help you become GDPR compliant.
Data Erasure Standards & Applications
Apr 08, 2020
Data centers are challenged maintain the highest standards for data erasure.
Continuity During Impacted Environments
Mar 31, 2020
5 Steps to Manage Data Sanitization During Global Crises
Retiring Servers Faster
Mar 25, 2020
Decommissioning servers requires secure data erasure by certified software or physical destruction.
Using Disk Wiping Software For NVMe Drives
Mar 18, 2020
Traditional formatting and erasing methods do not work with NVMe drives.
Secure Management Of Financial Data
Mar 11, 2020
Businesses that provide financial services required to protect client data.
WipeDrive And PCI DSS Compliance
Feb 28, 2020
See how WipeDrive helps your business comply with PCI DSS requirements.
Wiping Different Operating Systems
Jan 13, 2020
Which data destruction method is best for the Operating System you are using?
Effective Log File Erasure
Jan 10, 2020
Use a certified disk wiping software to remove stored log files and comply with data security protocols.
WipeDrive Vs. Physical Destruction
Oct 29, 2019
Don't pay more for a less secure data destruction.
Architecture & Commands
Sep 03, 2019
Review of commands, architecture and processes implemented by WipeDrive Enteprise
How To Handle RMA For Drives
Aug 19, 2019
How to handle return merchandise authorization for hard drives presents a challenge.
GDPR And U.S. Corporations
Aug 19, 2019
The General Data Protection Regulation and how WipeDrive helps you be compliant
Stages Of Data Vulnerability
Aug 01, 2019
Protecting your data at every stage of its lifecycle is essential. Learn more about data vulnerability.
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.
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
WipeDrive And HIPAA Compliance
Jul 15, 2019
WipeDrive can provide proof of PHI erasure on the IT asset.
Custom Build Configuration Access
Jun 21, 2019
Customize WipeDrive to meet you internal requirements.
TRIM Command & WipeDrive
May 17, 2019
The ‘Allow TRIM' option is a performance enhancing feature for SSDs in WipeDrive.
Data Erasure Statutes By State
Apr 19, 2019
Find out more about the data sanitization statutes enacted by 34 states.
10 Public Sector Questions
Feb 15, 2019
The public sector has particular requirements for data eradication.
10 Question Corporations Ask
Jan 18, 2019
The top 10 questions the private sector face when choosing a data wipe solution.
Data Security Policy & WipeDrive
Dec 22, 2018
Elements of a Data Security Policy & WipeDrive
10 Questions ITAD's Ask
Dec 21, 2018
ITADs continue to improve their processes to meet their client's requirements.
Erasing Data From EMC Storage
Nov 23, 2018
Customers expect all data to be protected, and the evidence to verify it.
WipeDrive Compliance In Australia
Oct 19, 2018
Australia's Data Privacy Law and how it affects your Data Erasure process.
WipeDrive Performance Review
Sep 21, 2018
Learn more about WhiteCanyon's WipeDrive Performance Review
High Volume Data Erasure
Aug 17, 2018
High volume data erasure is more important than ever.
Forms Of Data Destruction
Jul 20, 2018
Before retiring, selling, donating, or trashing old hardware, be sure your data is really gone.
Degaussing & Solid State Drives
Jun 22, 2018
Degaussing is not an effective method of data destruction on SSDs.
The Risks Of Shredding Drives
May 18, 2018
Drive destruction is not the same as data sanitization.
How Does Your Law Firm Erase Old Data?
Apr 20, 2018
How do law firms handle their data on retired hard drives?
Mar 23, 2018
IT Asset Management
Mar 20, 2018
The most important factor of IT Asset Management is the auditing of hardware.
Do You Know Your Disposal Strategy?
Feb 16, 2018
What is your end-of-life hard drive retirement process?