PLEASE NOTE: Allegro Consultants, Inc. is NOT responsible for any data loss you might incur as a result of running this program. This program is DESIGNED to erase all of the data on hard disk drives!
The only way to guarantee a disk has been wiped is to use a product such as WipeDisk.
The default WipeDisk wiping method meets 1997 DoD 5220.22-M standards for clearing (wiping) disks.
WipeDisk has four modes of wiping:
- NISPOMC : One pass over the disk (write)
meets NISPOM section 8-306, option “c”; see also a local copy
- NISPOMD : Four passes (3 write, 1 read)
meets NISPOM section 8-306, option “d”; see also a local copy
- HIPAA : Six passes (3 of (write, read))
meets Department of Health and Human Services requirements; see also a local copy
- ACSI33 : Nine passes (W,r,W,r,W,W,W,W,W)
meets the Australian Government’s Department of Defence’s
Information Technology Security Manual ACSI 33, section 3.4.39, 2006-09-29; see also a local copy
(Note: the Australian Government has since released a newer version of its security manual)
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DoD 5220.22-M National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) January 1995
Department of Defense – Department of Energy – Nuclear Regulatory Commission – Central Intelligence Agency
U.S. Government Printing Office ISBN 0-16-045560-X — see section 8-306, Clearing and Sanitization Matrix, option “c”.