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Securis and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Over the past few weeks, you’ve likely seen colleagues, friends, and celebrities dump a bucket of ice water over their heads in the name of charity.

50 Million Tons of E-Waste Per Year. 15% Recycled.

A recent article in Fortune discusses California-based start-up BlueOak Resources’ new urban mining refinery, dedicated to recovering gold, silver, palladium and copper from the planet’s

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Degaussing

A Critical Element of Total Data Destruction

Degaussing is the process of totally erasing data by reducing or eliminating an unwanted magnetic field (information) stored on tape and disk media. A degausser is a machine that changes the magnetic domain (where the data is stored) of magnetic data storage devices.

Degaussing Machine For Secure Data Destruction

Degaussing is the only 100% reliable way to sanitize and destroy data and is the method of choice for the CIA, FBI and NSA when it comes to ensuring the permanent destruction of sensitive data.

When the degausser is applied to magnetic domains the information is scrambled into random patterns, making the data stored in the magnetic domain unreadable. The correct use of a the appropriate degausser will ensure that information is no longer retrievable.

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Securis Degaussing Service – Onsite and Off-Site

Securis provides both on-site and off-site hard drive, backup LTO and DLT tape degaussing services. Our NSA approved LM4 degausser is used for optimum data destruction. Our hard drive and tape degaussing service options are fully compliant with all National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication Series 800-88 and National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Operating Manual (DOD 5220.22-M). Our degausser is re-certified annually by the manufacturer

Full List of Securis IT Asset Destruction and Recycling Features and Services:

Securis IT Asset and Data Security

  • Locked Tote Bins for transportation of media on the job
  • Scanning for Inventory record/ asset tracking
  • Certificate of destruction
  • Locked collection tote bins left at client site
  • On-site Shredding
  • Off-site Shredding
  • On-site Degaussing
  • Off-site Degaussing
  • Scheduled destruction times
  • Quantity discounts
  • Pre-screening of technicians
  • Property management interfacing— coordinating with property management to get permission to use elevators, etc.
  • Customized service delivery; logistics and pickup
  • Incineration
  • GPS tracking of trucks

Securis Staff Security

  • Background checks through Kroll
  • Fingerprint records
  • ID badges
  • Significant training
  • Lead security technicians
  • 2-way Mobile communication devices
  • Drug tests on all employees

Securis Process Security

  • Secure storage and transportation bins
  • Locked truck
  • Scanners used to record serial numbers for inventory
  • Asset tagging for tracking of equipment without serial numbers
  • NAID Certified for mobile operations
  • Attend to media to be destroyed at all time
  • Customers receive certificate of destruction

Securis Facility Security

  • Camera surveillance
  • Secure access controls
  • NAID Certified plant
  • Escorts for visitors to the plant
  • Dedicated area for processing and destroying