UF requires the destruction of data on electronic equipment being disposed, transferred or reused. This includes all forms of electronic media, such as hard drives, solid-state and flash drives, tapes, and devices with built-in storage.
Media that is to be reused must be sanitized in a manner that makes access to previously stored data impossible. Information on specific requirements and techniques in the Control of Electronic Media policy and the Media Sanitization Standard.
Electronic Media Secure Disposal Service
UF Property Surplus manages secure disposal of electronic media and electronic waste. Contact UF Surplus for additional information on the Electronic Media Secure Disposal Service.