Author: Proton Data Security

Proton Data is the world's leading manufacturer of data security products

Software Overwriting – Gone for Good?

Claims of “Department of Defense approval” echo through the software wiping industry as means to ensure customers of securely sanitized media. However, the Department of Defense and all other affiliated government entities no longer approve of software overwriting as a method to securely erase data. Why is this exactly? Because overwritten data can still be […]

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Legal Implications of Improper Data Destruction

In today’s electronic and digital era, where so much of our personal and company information is stored on hard drives or CDs’, information security should be a critical concern.  According to the Bureau of Justice, in 2012 16.6 million Americans were victims of identity theft, with financial losses totaling $24.7 billion.  A report by the […]

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