Encrypted hard drives are still in need of wiping when they reach their end-of-life. It’s a question that we get all the time– if I have drives that have a software or hardware level encryption, why is it necessary for me to go through and actually do a wipe before it leaves my organization?
There are some very real consequences, even with encrypted hard drives, that are risked if one opts to skip a through wipe. This video goes in-depth on what exactly these risks are.
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