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Secure Erase

Disk Drive Secure Erase for User Data

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Secure Erase Q & A

G.F. Hughes, D.M. Commins, and T. Coughlin, “Disposal of disk and tape data by secure sanitization,” IEEE Security and Privacy, Vol. 7, No. 4, (July/August 2009), pp. 29-34.  [PDF  ucsd only]

 

The developer of the secure erase system, Gordon Hughes, is no longer at UC San Diego. CMRR does not provide technical support for this program.

 

For inquiries regarding commercial licensing  of the software, please contact: wjdecker@ucsd.edu