Hard Drive Destruction

Protect your company from ID Theft and Data Breaches

E-Waste Security is a data security and hard drive destruction company based in Los Angeles, CA.  We specialize in on-site hard drive destruction, a critical component to comply with data privacy laws such as HIPAA, GLBA and FACTA.Hard Drive destroyed by shredding

If you are in the process of decommissioning or recycling computer equipment, a certified data destruction company can help eliminate your exposure to ID Theft and Data Breaches. On-site data destruction is not only convenient but also allows companies to conveniently witness and verify that their digital media and confidential information has been securely destroyed.

We provide services to small and medium sized businesses as well as large institutions and governmental agencies.  Some of our projects include: Apple, Los Angeles County, AEG Live, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA, Toshiba, Xerox and the Department of Human Health Services.

Find out how we can provide a risk-free solution to your digital data destruction and recycling project.  We service Orange County, Los Angeles and the Silicon Valley.  Get your quote today.

On-Site Hard Drive Destruction: Prevents ID Theft

NAID Certified Data Destruction Process
1. Mobile unit comes to your office for destruction verification
2. Hard drive serial numbers are scanned for reporting
3. Hard drives are shredded – not drilled, bent or hole punched
4. Materials are removed for recycling
5. Certificate of Destruction is issued

Hard Drive Destruction: Certified For Compliance

NAID Certified hard drive destructionIf your company does not plan on reusing computer hard drives within your organization, shredding or physical destruction is the safest and most secure option for compliance with legal requirements.

NIST 800-88 publishes a fifty page paper on Computer Security entitled Guidelines for Media Sanitization.  These data destruction guidelines are the de-facto requirements for governmental agencies as well as large corporations.  IT Managers should feel confident that by following these hard drive destruction guidelines they will dramatically increase their ability to comply with data privacy laws.  Summary of requirements:

  1. Shred hard drives containing confidential information
  2. Document with a detailed certificate of destruction
  3. Hire a Certified data destruction vendor when outsourcing

On-Site versus Off-Site Data DestructionHard drive destruction in Los Angeles for Chase

Complying with data privacy laws and reducing liability associated with a data breach is a function of chain-of-custody and proof.  On-Site hard drive destruction allows for an unbroken chain-of-custody and witnessed and verifiable proof of secure data destruction.  The risks of off-site data destruction. 

Types of Digital Media We Shred

Our data destruction process physically destroys:

  • Computer, Server and Storage Hard Drives (SATA, SCSI, IDE)
  • Backup Tapes (LTO, DLT, Exabyte)
  • Optical Media (CDs/DVDs)
  • Flash Media (USB storage/cell phones)

Please call us for a free quote for onsite hard drive destruction and IT recycling services.  Irvine and Orange County 949-514-8090 or Los Angeles 323-677-2502.

2372 Morse Ave #339
Irvine, CA 92614
5405 Wilshire Blvd #302
Los Angeles, CA 90036