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Hard Drive Destruction in El Cajon

hard drive shredding in El Cajon, CA

It is not just paper that has sensitive information at your El Cajon business. Your hard drives also need to be destroyed before they leave your possession. This is required for compliance with privacy laws including HIPAA. Just deleting files is not sufficient to destroy the information. It is easily recovered with free software.

To be sure the information is destroyed there is no better way than to physically destroy the hard drive. Hard drive destruction can be done on-site or at a secure plant. The pieces are then melted down for metal recycling. This is absolute destruction.

Don’t forget all of the hidden hard drives in your office. Copy machines and fax machines also have hard drives that must be shredded before it is sent off to the recyclers. These store digital images of what has been scanned and can be recovered. Magnetic media of all kinds can be destroyed. This includes CDs, tapes, and hard drives.

Electronic data can still be recovered even after it is destroyed, and this is due to improper destruction. Hard drive data shredding ensure complete destruction of all information once stored on the drive.

The process is rather simple :

  1. Drop off the hard drives or have them picked up
  2. The drives are destroyed in an industrial shredder
  3. A certificate of Destruction is sent

A certificate of destruction ensures you that your hard drives were, in fact, destroyed completely. So, you can rest easy knowing you are secure.

Get Free Quotes on Hard Drive Destruction Services in El Cajon

Need you electronic data destroyed? Our San Diego County partners deliver high-quality results through advanced destruction techniques. Call us today at (619) 272-4215 or fill out the form on the left for free quotes.

El Cajon Paper Shredding
1093 E Main St
El Cajon, CA 92021
Phone: (619) 272-4215