Gartner Research

Best Practices for Data Destruction

Published: 27 May 2008

ID: G00158207

Analyst(s): Jay Heiser , Frances O'Brien


Sensitive and regulated information will leak through reused, discarded, donated or surplus hardware unless policies on data destruction are created and comprehensively followed.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Overwriting
  • Destruction
  • Outsourcing Data Sanitization
  • Encryption and Destruction
  • Data Destruction Best Practices

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