Thursday, January 26, 2017

Methods Used to Sanitize Drives

Are you planning to take the Security+ exam? Do you know about different methods used to remove data from devices? See if you can answer this question.

Q. A user recently worked with classified data on an unclassified system. You need to sanitize all the reclaimed space on this system’s hard drives while keeping the system operational. Which of the following methods will BEST meet this goal?

A. Use a cluster tip wiping tool.

B. Use a file shredding tool.

C. Degauss the disk.

D. Physically destroy the disk.

Check your answer and see the full explanation here.