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About Blancco data removal

Privacy and data security are very hot topics right now. The news regularly reports on data breaches and high fines due to non-compliance with applicable regulations. Fortunately, more and more companies are recognising the need for data security. If you are oriented towards data removal, you have probably come across the term ”Blancco” or ”Blancco software” more than once. In this article, you will read what exactly Blancco is, how the software works and what its benefits are.

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What is Blancco software?

Blancco is an international company that specialises in data removal and computer reuse. Blancco tools are used by many organisations worldwide. The software ensures that your company’s corporate or personal data does not fall into the wrong hands.

Accredited by the AIVD

The Blancco software is accredited by the Dutch National Signals Security Bureau (AIVD), among others. This is the only data removal software that complies with the strict requirements. This software ensures that data on data carriers is deleted 100% securely and permanently.

Compatible with various data carriers

We use the Blancco software to delete data from computers, laptops, tablets, servers, phones and other data carriers. The Blancco software uses state-of-the-art technology and provides a certificate guaranteeing data deletion.

 

How does Blancco software work?

It is 100% secure, but how does the Blancco software actually work? The Blancco software permanently removes data from any data carrier. This is done by overwriting data with zeros and ones. This is applied to the entire device, making all data irretrievable. When the data is removed from the device entirely, the software automatically creates a report/certificate. This certificate gives you confirmation of the removal of the data. This certificate can for example be shown during audits.

 

The 5 most important benefits of Blancco software

The Blancco software brings several advantages. We have listed the 5 most important benefits for you below.

Benefit 1: 100% secure

As mentioned earlier, Blancco software ensures 100% data security. In addition, the software also meets the legal standards required for data security.

Benefit 2: Clear

The Blancco software provides clear reports. The report includes proof of deletion. It also provides relevant information regarding the deleted data.

Benefit 3: Environmentally responsible

By deleting data with this software, you are also being environmentally responsible. The devices from which the data is deleted can be used again. In this way, e-waste is minimised.

Benefit 4: Cost-saving

After removing the data, the devices are reusable. You can use these devices to give to new employees. Of course, you can also choose to sell the devices.

Benefit 5: Prevents fines, claims, and image damage

Why specialist software? Standard data wiping is simply not enough to guarantee 100% data security. Blancco does and thus prevents potentially high fines, claims and image damage for your company.

 

Blancco Gold partner in the Netherlands

Are you interested in data erasure through Blancco? As a Blancco Gold Partner, we specialise in 100% safe removal of your data with Blancco software. Total destruction of data carriers is of course also possible.

If you decide to use Blancco, it is nice to know how the data deletion process works. First, you request a no-obligation quote from CTC. You will then be contacted within 24 hours with a more detailed explanation about the process and a quote.

You are not committed to anything at this point. If you agree to the quotation, the data will be removed on site or at our service centre. After data removal, you will receive a certificate as proof. To make things completely easy, you can choose to have us buy the hardware. You will then get a good price for the hardware and have nothing to worry about.

 

Blancco Certifications and Approvals

Blancco Blancco has been approved by the AIVD for the destruction of government information since 2005. This also applies to state secrets by the National Communications Security Agency (NBV). In addition to this approval, Blancco software is also certified by the following bodies, among others.

  • US DoD: United States Department of Defense
  • ANSSI: French National Agency for the Security of Information Systems
  • GISA: German Informations Security Agency
  • NATO: In the NATO Information Assurance Product Catalogue (NIAPC)
  • ABW: The Polish Internal Security Agency
  • NCSC: National Cyber Security Centre UK
  • CESG : Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG), the UK Government’s IT security group
  • DIPCOG : the Defence INFOSEC Product Co-Operation Group of the UK’s Ministry of Defence (MoD)

Secure data removal with Blancco?

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Secure data removal with Blancco?

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