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Data Destruction Blogs

01 March 2013 by Robert Winter

In this the second post in the series on SSD, I discuss that when it comes to destroying data, many believe that deleting files from an HHD or SSD is enough. Unfortunately, this is not the case. When a file is deleted from a disk the data is still there- it’s just not visible to the operating system. Even reformatting a hard disk does not completely remove the data stored on it. Consequently, a lot of data is unwittingly entering the public domain and getting into the hands of fraudsters, causing a steady rise in security and data breaches.

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