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BBC Newnight Team, Investigating Snowden, Seeks Advice on Hard Disk Destruction

Newsnight Producer Nick Menzies recently contacted Data Eliminate while the programme was investigating the destruction of computer hard drives by the security services in the basement of the London offices of the Guardian newspaper. The Newnight team wanted to establish the different ways in which computer hard drives should be destroyed in order to ensure […]

Hard Drive Shredding – ADS Leads by Example

Secure data destruction provider, Data Eliminate Ltd, has been drafted-in by ADS, the trade association for the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries, to destroy confidential data held on the organisation’s decommissioned electronic media. Data Eliminate deployed its mobile destruction vehicle to ADS’s London headquarters where a number of hard drives were shredded under […]

Security Shredding and Alternatives for HDD and Electronic Media

Secure Removal of Data and Mobile on-Site Destruction Every organisation whether public or private sector has responsibilities to the Data Protection Act.  All organisations must ensure that data does not fall into the wrong hands. One of the essential components of the Data Eliminate service for recycling WEEE, is the destruction of sensitive information held […]

SEAP Degaussing Data Destruction Standard – Clarification

We have had a number of queries from customers about the SEAP 8500 (Security Equipment Assessment Panel) Degaussing Standard which is referred to in certain documents – official UK Government, NATO and otherwise on-line. The SEAP Degaussing standard is frequently seen with reference to Weircliffe Degaussers. Weircliffe was a West Country based manufacturer of degaussers […]

Secure Destruction Element of New Excelguard Service to be Provided by Data Eliminate

Excelguard is a new, innovative offering combining services and leading security suppliers, that provides a holistic approach to data protection. The approach combines data discovery and audit from PixAlert; policy distribution and management software from MetaCompliance; eLearning solutions from VigiTrust; secure data disposal from DataEliminate; and risk assessment and remediation services from Excelgate Consulting. “Despite […]

Data Destruction Company Nominated for Green IT Award

Data Eliminate has been nominated for a Green IT Award by one of its customers. Dilitas, the Risk and Security Management experts, recently made use of Data Eliminate’s Central London Walk-In Data Destruction Centre and were so impressed they nominated it for the Best Newcomer award. The new data destruction facility is located within 1 […]

InfoSec: Fraser Will Argue that Technology Should Take a Back Seat

Julian Fraser will argue that technology, standards and compliance should all take a back seat when it comes to advancing the Information Security message to businesses and the public at large. According to Fraser, “The information security industry is caught in its own vortex driven by complex technology, compliance and audit regimes. This makes it […]

Julian Fraser Speaking at Home Office Security Conference

Data Eliminate Director, Julian Fraser, will be participating as a panel expert at the Information Exploitation Event at Security and Policing 2012 at Farnborough, Hants on January 31st January 2012. The panel session is entitled “Security is a Dirty Word” and will explore the humanistic, language and education issues affecting information security as it moves […]

Julian Fraser – Data Destruction on ITV’s London Tonight

ITV’s London Tonight featured a news story on Cabinet member Vince Cable on Friday 4th November. The Twickenham MP was exposed for leaving confidential papers in plastic recycling sacks outside his constituency office. London Tonight sought the views of Data Eliminate Director, Julian Fraser, on best practice with regards to the disposal of confidential information. […]