Safe destruction and disposal of data carriers

1 June 2012 Products

For decades, information destruction was governed by DIN 32757, which applied exclusively to paper. With the rapid spread of digital media and growing demands for information security, a revision became necessary. New DIN 66399 takes full account of this situation, and will supersede the old data protection standard.

Safe disposal in this context means that data carriers containing protected information must be destroyed in such a way as to render the reproduction of that information either impossible or as difficult as possible. The standard will be officially published by the German Institute for Standardisation shortly.

During IFSEC Intimus will present its range offering solutions for any requirement in information security. Jose dos Reis, branch manager, says: “We are convinced that DIN 66399 will soon be internationally as well received as the old standard. It will become a fix point among international standards for information security.”

Find Martin Yale (Intimus) in Hall 2, Stand HL14





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