Measure: DeletionAndDestructionOfDataCarriers


Ensuring of proper deletion of data and destruction of data carriers. By a proper deletion or destruction, the data shall be irreversibly wiped out. Thus the loss of any sensitive data shall be prevented.


The data deletion mechanisms should ensure that no data can be restored and that no residual data exist. All employees should be trained how to delete data and destroy data carriers correctly. If data carriers are collected and stored before destruction, the location of collection has to be protected against any possible intruders.

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