US is looking for a company that will burn tons of secret data

Huge amounts of data stored onmilitary bases, it is impossible to simply drag and drop into the basket and delete. All equipment on which secret information is stored is subject to complete destruction. The fire copes best with this, so the White Sands missile test site in New Mexico announced a search for a company that could destroy its equipment using the most reliable and irreversible method. Judging by the requirements, very confidential information is stored on information carriers.

It is reported that at the disposal of researchersThere are about 1.8 tons of IT equipment, among which are magnetic, optical and solid-state data storage devices. According to the publication Nextgov, among the data stored inside them may be information about testing systems of ground weapons and research missiles.

In the announcement of the search for a service provider bydata destruction indicated that all equipment must be “burned to the ground”. On the territory of the burning should be round the clock security and surveillance cameras with the ability to record the date and time. It is allowed to transport equipment only to federal employees, and at the time of destruction, they must necessarily bring in high-ranking officials who deserve maximum trust.

Requirements for the service provider are extremely high, butsuch a company certainly exists. After the conclusion of the contract, she will have only 10 days to destroy the data. It is expected that the combustion process will take about 8-10 hours, and the contract will be completed before September 30.

Some data seems to be really possible.destroy only with fire. For example, in early 2018, we wrote about the Slingshot virus, which is able to track users. It has such a strong protection that it cannot be removed by standard methods.

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