One of the largest Polish banks used professional data deletion and destruction of storage media several times a year. These services were performed by an external company. Each year, the IT department had to budget for large expenses related to the implementation of the above-mentioned works. The IT director was instructed to reduce the department’s costs without changing the quality of work and the level of data security, and maintaining the highest level of compliance with the ISO27001. It was important for the client to acquire a technology approved by the NIST SP 800-88, easy-to-use and with possibility to generate auditing report.
The analysis of the scale of the problem showed significant amounts of carriers to be destroyed on an annual basis.
Searching for solutions compliant with internal procedures and EU law.
Purchase of a ProDevice ASM120 degausser.
Optimizing the costs of the IT department budget – the equipment purchased once is used for many years.
Independence of institutions from external companies in the field of data deletion.
Data deletion and media destruction at any time convenient for the IT department.
Compliance with internal procedures defining the principles of warranty service for purchased IT devices (extended warranty up to five years).