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Putting the "NSA Data Overwrite Standard" Legend to Death...
Feb 04 2003 04:57PM
Jonathan G. Lampe (jonathan stdnet com)
OK, I'm sure this one will start a flame war, but...I work for a vendor
whose products overwrite files when "deleting" them as a way of protecting
old data. Lately several customers have been asking for "NSA" or "DoD"
standard overwrites, usually with a value of 3, 7 or 9. (Our response to
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