Data Sanitization and Destruction

Icon Security ServicesDescription
Information Security, as part of the asset disposition process or under the ad hoc service suite, sanitizes or destroys paper, magnetic, optical or other media so as to meet to DOD/NSA standards.
Functionality/Benefits
University Policy and various state and Federal laws require that data is appropriately handled when information-bearing assets are retired or change locations. Data sanitization and destruction services assure policy and regulatory compliance, and reduce loss and cost exposure.
Service Level Options
Service levels will vary based on the negotiated agreement between the business customer and Information Technology Services.
Dependent Services
N/A
Customers
Faculty and Staff who have media containing sensitive Institutional or Personal Data
Users
Faculty and Staff who have media containing sensitive Institutional or Personal Data
Hours of Availability
Service is available during normal university business hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday. Expected 48 hour turn around depending on size of media. Emergency service available 7x24x365.
Support
Support is provided by Information Technology Services, specifically the Information Security group. To obtain assistance with this service, please contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP).
Charge
Currently, there is no charge for this service.
Request for Service
Customers receive certification from Information Security that their media has been wiped. Volume of media wipes reported annually to Board of Trustees Audit Committee.
Version, Date last updated
N/A
Get Started