Hard Drive Destruction Services in Minneapolis
It’s not just your paper files that contain classified and sensitive information. Your hard drives also store this type of info and need to be destroyed before they leave your possession. This is required for compliance with Minnesota and federal privacy laws, including HIPAA. A common misconception is that by deleting your files you are erasing them forever, but that is not the case. Ghost files are still imprinted on your hard drive once the original files have been deleted, and the information can easily be recovered with free software.
To be sure your information is destroyed, there is no better way than to physically destroy the hard drive. Minneapolis Paper Shredding local contractors offer hard drive destruction services that can be done at your location or at a secure plant in Minneapolis. Your hard drive is shredded to bits, and the pieces are melted down for metal recycling. This is absolute destruction.
When gathering all of the hard drives from around your office, don’t forget about all the hidden hard drives. Copy machines and fax machines also have hard drives that must be shredded before they are sent off to the recyclers. These store digital images of what has been scanned and that information can be recovered.
The entire process is simple and easy while also being secure and confidential. The process includes the drives being dropped off or picked up. Then, the drives are destroyed by an industrial shredder. Lastly, you will receive a certificate of destruction. This is your reassurance that your electronic data is no longer recoverable. The certificate is also useful for maintaining records for personal or legal reasons.
Get Free Quotes on Hard Drive Destruction Services in Minneapolis and St. Paul Today!
Minneapolis Paper Shredding’s network has the necessary tools and know-how to quickly and completely destroy your electronic data. Don’t risk your private information being leaked.
Contact us at (612) 392-2390 or fill out the form on the left for free quotes on your next Destruction project.