The old hard drive contains sensitive personal private data, which can be a risk if exposed, so it’s important to wipe everything clean if the hard drive is public to others or is about to resell. How to make this wipe operation safe and fast and how to choose the DoD wiping method when Windows 10 can perform a three-pass overwrite? In this page, we’ll list some useful info for your reference
There’re 3 ways to erase all personal data on computer before you get rid of the old disk, if you want to keep the disk and reuse it, you can wipe the free space of system partition first and then wipe all the data partitions, by doing this, the computer is running on a clean system again; or you can just wipe out all data on the disk, and re-install system, which is also applies to users who want to install another clean system.
It is vital to protect sensitive and confidential data created and stored by large corporations, small and medium-sized businesses, academic institutions and the federal government. Therefor, knowing how to secure confidential data before actually picking up one service agency becomes the primary job for companies. As we mentioned previously on how to wipe personal data, companies need to wipe data too. Here are some main points about securing confidential or any type of data in hope of helping our Server or other editions’ users.
You already familiar with data backup and data recovery, that’s commonly operated and, of course, it’s right. However, it’s not efficiency, the most Efficiency one is to hide your private data which can’t be searched, spied, scanned or landed by the virus. To hide is faster than backup or recover. Follow the steps:
Solid-State Drives (SSD) are quite popular on notebooks, MacBook (air, pro) for example. Secure Erase SSD data on old devices also becomes an thriving needs when new laptops with lower price and more capacity on SSD released (maybe its simply because you want to replace old MacBook with new-designed ones), but is it necessary to wipe data on SSD running Mac OS?
Macrorit Data Wiper is the safe disk management software to wipe hard drive free space securely, although it’s called free space by Microsoft in Windows, it’s not actually free with nothing in it. Without wiping disk space, records in the free space might be recovered by pros, or some free data recovery programs, so it’s necessary to wipe those records to protect your privacy and security.