NIST SP 800-88, Guidelines for Electronic Media Destruction

NIST SP 800-88, Guidelines for Electronic Media Destruction

The National Institute of Standards and Technology released new National Guidelines for Electronic Media Destruction. These guidelines establish for the first time the standard which governs electronic media destruction. CD-Rom and DVD media must be ground to 250 micron particle sizes to comply with the new federal standard.

National Institute of Standards and Technology – Guidelines for Media Sanitization