Destroy solid state storage and optical media
Posted on 05 April 2013.
Data Security unveiled their SSMD-2mm Destruction Device which disintegrates solid state and optical media to particles 2mm in size or smaller. NSA has evaluated the SSMD-2mm Destruction Device and found it satisfies the requirements of the NSA/CSS 9-12 Storage Device Declassification Policy Manual.


SSD and solid state media, record information differently than traditional HDDs. Solid State use assemblies of integrated circuits to store data, Hard Disks use magnetic platters. Since SSDs do not use magnetic materials, they are unable to be erased using a degausser like traditional HDD and must be physically destroyed.

The National Security Agencyís specification for the destruction of solid state is a 2mm particle size. The SSMD-2mm is the first device of its kind to safely destroy solid state media including cell phones, tablets, memory cards, thumb drives as well as optical media like CDs and DVDs under these requirements.

The SSMD-2mm is also intended for longevity. Unlike typical disintegrators, the SSMD-2mmís parts do not have to be replaced as frequently. In fact, several parts can be reused, rotated or adjusted to extend life before replacement is necessary.





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