Developed by hard disk drive (HDD) manufacturers, firmware-based Secure Erase is a standard technology embedded in most hard drives.
When activated Secure Erase command Intimus Hammer SE / SES, the HDD is completely purged back to the original status, with all data eliminated. While the command is implemented, the HDD is assigned a random password that locks the drive down. It will not unlock until the Secure Erase procedure is complete. Secure Erase is faster, more secure, and far more energy-efficient than any software overwriting solution.
These easy to use, one-step devices connect to up to four hard drives via standard cables and erases data at speeds up to 4.0 GB per minute.
Useable as a stand-alone device or in connection with any standard PC (via USB).