Effectively destroying sensitive data from hard drives is easier said than done

Theft Resource Center (ITRC) reports a 17% increase in data breaches from 2020 to 2021

It is more important than ever for businesses to take steps to protect their data and destroy it to prevent potential breaches

Even when the data has been deleted from the hard disk drive (HDD), hackers and thieves can still use software to retrieve it

Removing private information from your hard drive isn’t as simple as deleting it. Wiping the hard drive is the best way to delete data

Choosing to reset your PC and opting to remove all personal files, apps, and settings will clean the data

Wiping data makes it challenging for hackers and thieves to retrieve the information, but unless you destroy the hard drive itself

Combining wiping the data with destroying the drive is the most effective solution for a number of reasons