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Houston Hard Drive Shredding Keeps You Safe from Identity Theft

Just the threat of identity theft means that you might have old media such as hard drives, CDs, DVDs, backup tapes, or several other important files that might be accessible and intriguing to someone. You are responsible for the proper disposal of any kind of sensitive information that you have. Overwriting, degaussing, and other magnetic media are good methods but they are not always enough. To be sure that all of your data are irrecoverable, hiring a Dallas hard drive shredding or destruction company is the only way to ensure that your files will be safe even if they are deleted, wiped, or magnetized. You can always rely on Data Shredding Services. 


The company offers more than your typical shredding services by providing their customers with “on-site” and “off-site” hard drive destruction for your peace of mind. They can go to your facility and have the procedures done in your location as you observe first-hand, or they can pick up your items and have it shredded in their facility. Either case, they can guarantee you utmost security, and their process visibly inflicts irreparable damage to any hard drive that makes your files totally unobtainable. Their shredding and destruction process is certified by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), and they provide evidence when your information is being destroyed. 


The method of Data Shredding Services for hard drive destruction is with the use of highly effective patent-protected machinery that can shred your drive into tiny pieces so that your data is completely unrecoverable. Simply deleting your file or folder from your computer merely tags the space as available for future storage and the information will reside exactly where it did prior to the information being deleted. Even when new information replaces your deleted files, there are still forensic techniques that are available to recover the data. 


There are plenty of alternative methods for hard drive destruction/disposal which can be very expensive, risky, and time consuming. Verification with software and magnetic field procedures only work on drive that are functioning and even then may only suggest the data is unrecoverable using today’s well known methods for retrieval. Over-writing and magnetic destruction methods will not leave any trace of verification; therefore, it provides an opportunity for temptation by less than trustworthy participants. 


The company does not only offer Dallas hard drive shredding for your hard drives and/or other media, but they will also dispose of it the proper way. Improper disposal of your hard drives will leave negative effects on our environment, and it will also leave a bad reputation for your company. Hard drives, as well as other forms of electronic media, cannot simply be sent to a landfill. Their process will ensure proper disposal by working with qualified and respected recycling companies that adhere to the highest guidelines and standards for the proper disposal of your electronic media. This will assure their customers that once their hard drives or other media is properly destroyed, that the shredded material will not end up in landfills, and your hazardous materials will be of no harm to anyone or to the environment.


Data Shredding Services specializes in Dallas hard drive destruction, making use of high-end equipment. They can destroy all forms of media including, but not limited to, hard drives, paper, CDs, micro-films, x-rays, and more. In our society today, it has become very important for individuals and businesses to protect their sensitive and confidential information to avoid falling victims to unscrupulous people who take advantage of others. 


Aside from taking responsibility and being careful with your information especially when doing online transactions, it is essential to practice proper and secure disposal of your computers and other gadgets that will contain any personal information. This being said, there is no better way to get rid of your information than through hard drive shredding and destruction. 


If you want to keep your family and business safe from any fraudulent crimes through proper and secure Dallas hard drive destruction, you can contact Data Shredding Services. They are your reliable and trusted partner to keep your information safe. For more information, you can give them a call at 888-747-3399 from Monday to Friday at 8AM to 5PM. You can request for a free quote on your document shredding, otherwise you can fill out their online request form and a representative from their company will contact you within one business day.