Secure Onsite Media Destruction

Complete, On-Site

Device Destruction...

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Changes in
Data Storage and Destruction

The modern storage environment has changed drastically over the last decade and is rapidly evolving. Data may pass through multiple organizations, systems, and storage media in its lifetime. The ubiquitous nature of data propagation is only increasing as the Internet and data storage systems move toward a distributed cloud-based architecture.

As a result, more parties than ever are responsible for effectively sanitizing media and the potential is substantial for sensitive data to be collected and retained on the media. This responsibility is not limited to those organizations that are the originators or final resting places of sensitive data, but also intermediaries who transiently store or process the information along the way. The efficient and effective management of information from inception through disposition is the responsibility of all those who have handled the data.

Organizations may choose to dispose of media by charitable donation, internal or external transfer, or by recycling it in accordance with applicable laws and regulations if the media is obsolete or no longer usable. Even internal transfers require increased scrutiny, as legal and ethical obligations make it more important than ever to protect data such as Personally Identifiable Information (PII). No matter the final intended destination of the media, it is important that the organization ensure no easily constructible residual representation of the data is stored on the media after it has been deemed obsolete or idle.

Contact Resource 1 Electronics for the secure disposal and destruction services available today.




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Resource 1 Electronics is a data security company that assists organizations with the secure, on-site destruction of obsolete, data bearing IT assets.

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Magnetic Media (Disk & Tape) Destruction

No matter the scope of the project, our ultra-secure and confidential On-Site Destruction Services are performed at your location utilizing the most advanced, secure, and state-of-the-art shredding and degaussing technologies available on the market today. Our data sanitization equipment has been NSA evaluated and is listed in its publications as an approved method of sanitization.

We provide complete on-site physical hard drive destruction which, when coupled with our degaussing service, can be utilized for highly classified information or sensitive organization's data that cannot be removed from a cleared facility or specific business location.

On-site destruction ensures a secure chain-of-custody that guarantees your data is destroyed before your storage media leaves your facility. Resource 1’s technicians provide on-site data disk degaussing and drive shredding services to help our clients mitigate the liabilities associated with privacy and disposal laws such as but not limited to:


• Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)

• Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

• Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)

• Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)

• Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

• State Data Privacy Laws

• National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

• The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)

• FACTA Disposal Rule

• Bank Secrecy Act

• Identity Theft and Assumption Deterrence Act

• PCI Data Security Standard


We provide all of our clients with a detailed audit of destroyed devices contained in a Certificate of Destruction that lists each device's serial and model number, and certifies that secure, environmentally responsible methods have been employed in the destruction process.


Shared Resolve  Recycling

We only work with R2 and ISO certified electronics recyclers that adhere to the highest guidelines and standards in the industry. This assures our clients that no residue waste materials end up in landfills and that all hazardous materials are disposed of properly.

Benefits of Working with Resource 1

• Risk mitigation

• Vetted and background-checked technicians

• Media is destroyed on site at your location

• Most technologically advanced shredding and degaussing equipment available today

• Cleared client personnel are able to witness the entire destruction process

• Certificate of Destruction listing all devices destroyed

• Environmentally sound disposal of residue particles

• Fastest shredding machinery in the marketplace – up to 2,500 HDD per hour

• Smallest hard disk shred particle size in the industry

• Assisting clients with their end-of-life IT Asset Disposal since 2007

• Secure chain of custody process ensures that devices being destroyed never leave your facility


About Us

Resource 1 Electronics is a data security company that assists organizations with the secure, on-site sanitization and destruction of obsolete, data-bearing magnetic and non-magnetic media.

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