Revision as of 16:13, 2 June 2011 by Andbel (Added paragraph about the "secure delete" option of AB Commander file manager)
Secure Deletion tools are tools that completely delete the item that the user requests to be deleted.
Why don't operating systems do this by default?
Programs of Special Note
- Aiko SecuWipe
- Secure data deletion for Windows Mobile PDAs, Smartphones and Windows CE handhelds. Wipes contacts, email, SMS, free space, files and folders.
- Offers several patterns for wiping data, wipe multiple types of media at one time USB, ATA, SCSI, CF and more.
- CyberScrub cyberCide
- This program securely erases all data from drives or partitions.
- CyberScrub Privacy Suite
- This program securely erases selected data, wipes free space, powerful scheduling capabilities.
- CyberScrub Compliance Suite
- Network-based program securely erases selected data, wipes free space, powerful scheduling and log file reporting capabilities. Ideal for enforcing document life-cycle and data retention policies. Ensures compliance with HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley, FACTA, Gramm Leach Bliley and more
- Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN)
- This is a bootable disk that securely wipes any hard disk it can detect.
- Offers several patterns for wiping data including Peter Gutmann's and the US DoD 5200.28-STD standard.
- http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/ linux version of GNU shred
- http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/coreutils.htm Win32 version of GNU shred
- Part of GNU coreutils.
- Lenovo SDD
- AB Commander
- Windows file manager that offers the "secure delete" option for files and folders: