Certified data erasure

Erasure models, prices & conditions


Certified and Secure

The Certus Erasure module is a certified product for securely and permanently deleting data stored in laptops, PCs, servers, and storage environments, as well as external media devices (USB sticks and single drives).


Centralized Admin

The Certus Erasure Web Manager provides a centralized admin console to control and manage the entire data erasure process. It is fully compatible with all Certus Erasure products.



The Certus Erasure module securely and permanently deletes data on iOS® and Android® mobile devices. Each verified erasure provides a tamper proof data erasure certificate.


Consumer Capable

The Certus Erasure Consumer Edition has been specially created so customers can erase data from any device themselves. The final result is that each customer is confident the data has been removed and, as evidence, receives a verified tamper-proof data erasure certificate.


Remote Wiping

The Certified Certus Erasure Remote Wiping securely and permanently deletes data on Smartphones, Tablets, Notebooks, PC’s , Servers, and Storage environments by controlling the erasure process remotely from a Central Point.


On Site Erasure

For on site data erasure in Data Centers and IT facilities, we have developed professional, easy-to-use hardware products to make erasing data on storage systems a simple process. This can be applied to both mass erasure and loose drives.

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  • Centralised management of licences and clients
  • Transparent job creation, allocation and order processing
  • Automatic software updates
  • Real-time data
  • Implementation into your existing system landscape
  • Individually adjustable erasure, audit and hardware reporting

Customised pricing models

  • The erasure licences can be transferred between products (Offline/PXE, Cloud, data erasure machinery).
  • Acquired licenses are unlimited usable and have no expiration date.
  • Free 24/7 support by telephone, email or ticket system.
  • Free use of the Certus Erasure Web Manager.
  • Free trial access
Customised pricing models
  • Price per Erasure (no contract required)
  • Enterprise Solution: a custom made pricing model
  • Contract pricing that includes long term price guarantee & monthly payments
    • The standard contract period is 12 months and it will be not extended automatically. A proper information will be given 30 days before the expiration of the contract.
    • Any erasures that wouldn’t be used within a complete contract period will be added to the new agreement.
    • Upgrades and downgrades are possible at any time during the contract period.

Technical specifications 

  • Both BIOS & UEFI type host
  • Block devices supported by the erasure engine: SSD, IDE, SATA, SCSI, SAS, Fiber Channel, USB and RAID volumes
  • Additional customized level of erasure verification supported from 1% to 100%
  • Supported erasure patterns:
    * Standard Overwrite
    * British HMG IS5 Baseline
    * British HMG IS5 Enhanced
    * Russian GOST R 50739-95
    * NSA 130-2
    * US DoD 5220.22-M
    * US DoD 5220.22-ECE
    * NCSC-TG-025
    * Navso P-5329-26
    * US Air Force 5020
    * Bruce Schneier
    * Canadian OPS-11
    * BSI-GS
    * BSI-GSE
    * Gutmann Algorithm
    * ATA Secure Erase
    * ATA Sanitize Block Erase
    * ATA Sanitize Crypto Scramble
    * Baseline Mobile
    * Enhanced Mobile
Secure Audit & Reporting
  • Generated and securely transmitted erasure reports: PDF, XML, HTML, XLS
  • Certified mechanism for data integrity checking during transmission
  • Certified erasure events auditing mechanism
  • Embedded erasure verification tool (hexviewer) to visually check the erasure results directly on the block device
  • Dual option for erasure report delivery: on directly attached storage device (USB drive) or to remote management server
Information Security Certification
  • Common Criteria (ISO/IEC 15408) EAL3+
  • National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
  • NATO recommended
  • ADISA certified
  • The product was evaluated according to an Evaluated Assurance Level which corresponds to a package of security assurance requirements (SAR) covering the complete development, delivery and support phases, with a precise level of strictness (depth & rigor). Moreover, it is increased with ALC_FLR (Flow Remediation)

Data erasure reports

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Hardware Audit Report

The hardware audit report is a review / inventory taking of your device. Each report can be individually adjusted; reports are available in PDF, XML, HTML, XLS format. Download this exemplary Hardware Audit Report (PDF) here.

Report on cetified data erasure

Report on certified data erasure (single)

This report gives evidence for the certified data erasure of a single device and is therefore in compliance with article 17 of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations). Download this exemplary single device Certified Data Erasure Report (PDF) here.

certified data erasure report (multi)

Report on certified data erasure (multi)

This report gives evidence for the certified data erasure of multiple devices and is therefore in compliance with article 17 of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations). Download this exemplary multiple devices Certified Data Erasure Report (PDF) here.

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