[unisog] Wiping hard drives before computer transfer

Jonathan Glass jonathan.glass at oit.gatech.edu
Mon Nov 28 21:24:49 GMT 2005


Jonathan Glass wrote:
  > Interesting that you'd mention this.  We've just taken the step of
> mandating all harddrives be physically destroyed, and are in the process 
> of providing the campus technical community with access to a shredder 
> capable of destroying disks and backup tapes (CDs, etc, etc).
> 
> Jonathan Glass
> GT/OIT Information Security

Well, due to a strong response, I'll let everyone know what product is 
chosen once procurement finishes the paperwork.  We have 2 or 3 units 
under consideration, but I've not been told the makes or models. 
Basically, we're looking at industrial grinders/shredders, costing 
around $12,000.

Jonathan


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