Hard Drive Shredding and Smart Phone Shredding
Contact us today to schedule your shredding service and watch as we shred for you.
How many documents are stored on a 1T hard drive?
Here is why you should use Shred Bull's hard drive shredding. One terabyte is generally considered to contain 75 million pages! That means a 1T HARD DRIVE could contain as many as 18,750,000 documents, assuming an average of four pages per document. You would hate for this information to end up in the wrong hands.
Have you ever recycled your ewaste at a free ewaste event?
Identity thieves are able to buy and sort through hundreds of hard drives and media disks at a time and pull social security numbers, bank account details, birth certificates, online passwords, passport photos, and addresses to create new identities, credit cards, take out loans, and empty bank accounts.
Are you thinking about donating your lap top or smart phone?
Donated computers, Laptops, and data disks are a major source of information for identity thieves. These items should not be viewed as trash but rather as storage of massive amounts of your personal and confidential data. Most recycling companies ship electronic waste or “e-waste” overseas to be disassembled.
Watch us shredding some hard drives and an iphone.
What is residential hard drive shredding?
Shred Bull offers hard drive destruction services for residential customers. We come you you and shred everything at your location. Our residential services help keep our customer's private information confidential and secure, protecting individuals from identity theft and other information threats.
You will need to remove the Hard Drive from your PC or Laptop, it is easy, watch these explainer videos.
Do we offer hard drive shredding for businesses?
Shred Bull offers hard drive destruction services for commercial customers. We come you you and shred everything at your location. Our commercial hard drive services help keep your own and your customer's private information confidential and secure, protecting your business from identity theft and other information lawsuits. You will need to remove the Hard Drive from your PC or Laptop, it is easy, watch these explainer videos.
Can you watch us shred your old hard drives and smart phones!
Yes, we shred the hard drives and cell phones in front of you. We want you to watch as our big truck tears your HD'd into bits. You can even have all those bits of your Hard Drive back if you are into eWaste:) When you use our Hard Drive Shredding we come to you. Our customers have been amazed by our awesome Hard Drive Shredding. Our secure hard drive shredding services ensure that your confidential data is permanently destroyed. Shred Bull's hard drive shredding does not just poke a hole in the drive like other shredding companies' hard drive destruction services do. Shred Bull hard drive shredding literally shreds the hard drive into many pieces rendering the drive's data un-recoverable.
How Much Does Hard Drive Shredding Cost?
Give us a call today (949)459-3278
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When you fill out our Hard Drive shredding request form it will be delivered to only me. I will then contact you as soon as possible. We accept cash, check and any major credit card. Thank you! John Chapman(owner)
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Laws and regulations require proper destruction of hard drives:
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in the United States: HIPAA is a federal law that sets standards for the protection of personal health information (PHI). Under HIPAA, covered entities (such as hospitals and insurance companies) must take appropriate measures to secure PHI, including properly disposing of electronic media that contains PHI when it is no longer needed.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union: The GDPR is a regulation that applies to the processing of personal data of individuals in the EU. It requires that personal data be securely disposed of when it is no longer needed, including by destroying electronic media that contains personal data.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS): PCI DSS is a set of security standards that apply to companies that process, store, or transmit credit card information. These standards include requirements for the secure disposal of electronic media that contains credit card information, such as hard drives.
State laws: Many states in the US have their own laws that regulate the disposal of electronic media, including hard drives. For example, California has the California Data Breach Notification Act, which requires businesses to implement and maintain reasonable security measures to protect personal information, including properly disposing of electronic media when it is no longer needed.
These are just a few examples of laws and regulations that require the proper destruction of hard drives and other electronic media. It's important for companies to be aware of the laws and regulations that apply to them and take appropriate steps to ensure compliance.
The importance of hard drive shredding:
In today's digital age, personal and business data is stored on a variety of devices, including hard drives, laptops, and smartphones. When these devices are no longer needed, it's important to ensure that the data on them is permanently destroyed to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. Hard drive shredding is a secure and effective way to do this.
Different methods of hard drive destruction:
There are several methods that companies use to destroy hard drives, including physical destruction, degaussing, and overwriting. Physical destruction, such as shredding, is considered the most secure because it completely destroys the physical media and makes it impossible to recover the data. Degaussing involves using a strong magnetic field to erase the data on the drive, but this method is not foolproof and can sometimes leave traces of the data behind. Overwriting involves writing new data on top of the old data, but again, this method is not foolproof and it's possible that some of the old data may still be recoverable.
The benefits of using a professional hard drive shredding service:
While it's possible to destroy a hard drive yourself, using a professional service has several benefits. First, professional shredding companies have the equipment and expertise to ensure that the drive is completely destroyed and the data is unrecoverable. Using a professional service can save you time and effort, as you don't have to worry about transporting the drive to a shredding facility or manually shredding it yourself. Finally, using a professional service can provide peace of mind, as you can be confident that your data is being securely destroyed according to industry standards.
Shredding Service Area: We service these Orange County cities: Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Tustin, Yorba Linda, Aliso Viejo, Anaheim Hills, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, East Irvine, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Orange, Rancho Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, RSM, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Trabuco, & Tustin
HARD DRIVE SHREDDING & PRIVACY LAWS
Privacy laws like HIPAA, FACTA and GLB all agree that hard drive shredding is the most effective way to render the hard drive's data un-feasible to recover. Here is a paper if you would like to read more from "Guidlines for Media Sanitization"