Tag Archives: degaussing

The Demise of the Internal Datacenter and Consequential Risks

– Recently, I happened upon a short article about the demise of internal data centers in favor of cloud services. The article, by John Delaney, appeared on page 28 of the May 2020 edition of the Communications of the ACM, and has the title “The Shuttering of Corporate Datacenters.” The article…

Is Software Disposal a Security Issue?

– I’ve done a fair amount of work on DLP (Data Leakage Protection), a major goal of which is ensuring that data media do not contain sensitive personal and intellectual property when they are thrown out. Approaches to achieving this include wiping out (overwriting or degaussing) electromagnetic…