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Secure your shredding

18 Dec 2007
 by Cristina Mailat | in: Maintenance

All important information, for an individual or firm, must be protected even after they were deleted. Deleted files or formatting the disks is easily recoverable. Sensitive data, such as passwords, financial or health records are at risk. Don’t allow to an unauthorized person to discover it.

You must protect also the banking account information, credit card numbers, social security data, human resource, accounting and other internal documents. The confidential data should be not only safeguarded according to the strict rules, but it should be also completely destroyed when needed.

What and how to protect your important information

To protect the security and privacy of your confidential data, you must wipe the hard drive clean with many erase passes that overwrite with varied data, including a low-level format for complete sterilization. Even individuals or firms that have adopted good security practices during the normal life of a computer or only a hard drive may not pay enough attention to security during the repair operations or at the end of a system’s life. Today’s huge hard drives will make quite impossible to overwrite a file with other data. So, the only solution to secure the sensitive data you want to be erased is to delete it for

Data Wipe removes selected stored information from your hard disk and other memories every day. When you delete a file, empty your Recycle Bin or even format your hard disk, the information is not removed from your computer. These commands only alter the structure of the drive, leaving most of the data intact and recoverable with software tools easily available.

When you delete a file or folder, it goes in the trash or recycle bin. Emptying recycle bin to be sure that the file is deleted forever is not a solution. Only the file’s name is removed from the disk’s index, but data still remain on the disk. Many programs can undelete or recover deleted files successfully.

Overwriting data is not sure enough. Suppose that you can erase the data; what about the file name, location, date and time? They may still be available in system files somewhere, giving the attacker some information on deleted files.

The real way to permanently remove unwanted files and data is to use file shredding software. ID Data Wipe erases magnetic media, overwriting it many times, alternating patterns on order to expose the magnetic media to a magnetic field oscillating fast enough that it does the desired flipping of the magnetic domains in reasonable amount of time. The encoded signal is chosen make the erased data meaningless.

Secure your deleted files using shredding software

File shredding utilizes an advanced algorithm technique of overwriting your files multiple times so that the information contained in them is no longer readable. ID Data Wipe will destroy the original data for ever. ID Data Wipe ensures file deletion overwriting and erasing data to ensure security. It does it using up to 50 pass data wipe. Data wipe is a user-friendly program, easy to install, especially designed for your day to day shredding need for removing data and files on your computer, for ever.You can delete a file or a folder by a simple click!

You can also put your unwanted files or folders in ID Data Wipe bin on the desktop. They will be instantly shredded. You can shred all temporary files left behind on your computer. One of the most important features will clean your computer from all old deleted files and folders that are still stored on your drives. You can not see them but you can easily recreate every deleted file.

You can have also a qualitative reporting if you need a document for the files which have been permanently removed. ID Data Wipe is designed with tested algorithms that erase data from the media to make it impossible to retrieve.

ID Data Wipe from ID Security Suite is erasing data by wiping its contents beyond recovery, destroying its name and dates and finally removing it from disks. Software and hardware recovery tools from restoring the erased data are stopped using ID Data Wipe that completely destroys any data from previously deleted files that might still be accessible on the hard disk.

ID Data Wipe is deleting event the locked files, index.dat, the swap file and the cookies that track the internet connections. The web browser cache, cookies, temporary internet files, recent document list, the temporary files are cleared automatically by ID Data Wipe, for any capacity hard drive.

The only safe and secure hard disk deletion is the result of ID Data Wipe use. Another major advantage is to have a PC running faster and more efficiently on and offline. You will have maximum performance and full security in less a few minutes. ID Data Wipe deletes all evidence of online activity, erase previously deleted files on disk drive, flash memory and unused disk space so your sensitive data can never be accessed or recovered.

Published: 18 Dec 2007  by Cristina Mailat, in: Maintenance Tags: , , RSS feed for comments on this post.

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