It’s no secret that our computer hard drives contain a lot of things we’d rather keep secret. Because the information security field is my home turf, I’m troubled by some of the loose talk I hear about how to destroy used drives. There is a whole lot of bad advice online, especially.
Schools, businesses and enterprises across the world have experienced a paradigm shift since the terrorist attacks on Paris and Belgium. As active shooters and terrorists get more creative in choosing and evaluating softer targets, security leaders are striving to keep their enterprises safe and alert without damaging the culture.