Media sanitizing is electronic file destruction. In the same way that paper files containing sensitive information can be shredded or burned, electronic files can be destroyed using various methods. The most effective form of electronic data destruction is done with file shredding software.

Available To 
Students, Faculty, Staff, Affiliates

Benefits and key features

IS&T will wipe, repurpose, or recycle computers and other electronic devices without the risk of data leaks or privacy breaches.

Service includes:

  • Wiping/erasing hard drives and other data storage media.
  • Wiping/erasing mobile devices.
  • Recycling or repurposing aged machines.

Getting started