Many folks assume that if they format their hard drive a couple of times, their sensitive data goes away for good. You will need to crush and degauss your hard drives for maximum security. The AML-6KG Disk Erasing Paddle is a portable solution that magnetically destroys floppy disks, hard drives, memory chips, and more. It is NSA approved for total data removal. Here are the specs:
- Weight: 5.5 oz.
- Typical Peak Flux : 8,000 + gauss
- Maximum Flux: 12,000 gauss
- NSA evaluated device
These disk erasing wands are not cheap, but they do help you destroy your data more effectively.