data are much more secure than merely deleted data, but it is vulnerable to unauthorized recovery.
Files that are dragged to the Burn utility are banished to the twilight zone and overwritten
with a series of random numbers.
Versomatic's patent-pending technology monitors all documents on your computer and whenever it senses a file is about to be changed, deleted, or overwritten
, it archives the original before any changes are made.
FDRERASE also provides a CCEVS security validated audit function enabling a user to confirm that the physical tracks of the DASD have indeed been overwritten
sufficiently that no residual information remains.
Today, when end user files are lost, corrupted or overwritten
, IT departments must intervene to locate and recover files from the most recent backups from tape.
In minutes my entire directory had been overwritten
wiping out all my data and replacing it with default files.
This file may be used later to view, print and validate that the drive has been completely overwritten
, erased or "purged.
However, we did not have a good strategy for computer asset disposal, which resulted in a number of challenges, including obsolete equipment occupying precious real estate in some schools; environmental risk if schools didn't dispose of equipment properly; and data security risk if hard drives containing student information weren't overwritten
in the disposal process.
The problem however, is that many times data is simply marked as available to be overwritten
or only partially overwritten
Write protection switch to prevent being overwritten
The SEC Interpretive Release also states that storage solutions that only mitigate the risk a record will be overwritten
or erased do not meet the requirements of Rule 17a-4.
That pattern stays on the hard drive until it is overwritten
by another document.