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RE: Wiping of Flash based Media.
From: "Ramki B" <bramkie () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 15:05:32 +0530

In MS use EFS to encrypt the data and run your favorite wiping program. 

Eraser http://www.heidi.ie/eraser is good.

HTH,
Ramki 

-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On
Behalf Of Worrell, Brian
Sent: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 4:49 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Wiping of Flash based Media.

**Message was sent, but never posted to the list, please excuse this if
you got two**    

All,
 
 
I have had a question posted to me, more opinion based, rather than
technical, but I would like to hear any views of your thoughts please.
 
The DoD hard drive wipe seems to be okay (not perfect I know.) for
removing sensitive data from a hard drive, but do you think it is
acceptable for an SSD or other Flash based storage?
 
If a DoD wipe is not good, what are your thoughts on something that is,
or would work?
 
Thank you,
 
Brian 
 
***These are my views and thoughts and do not reflect the company or
people I work for or with.  ***
 


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