5 Data Destruction Tips From

NIST 800-88

Protect your organization from data breaches, fines, lost revenues, legal costs and penalties related to improper disposal of electronic media.

The National Institute for Standards and Technology's Guidelines for Media Sanitization 800-88 is the leading resource related to data sanitization and disposition of media. We have done the research and broken down the document into these top 5 tips.

You will learn to:

  • Categorize media by confidentiality levels
  • Create policies by life cycle stages of media
  • Select appropriate data destruction methods
  • Document certificates of destruction
  • Verify destruction and perform quality assurance 

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