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High Security Information End-of-Life Solutions

Paper Destruction – NSA Listed

SEM has a complete line of industry-leading NSA Listed paper shredders and a 50 year history of providing high security paper destruction equipment to US government agencies.

IT Destruction

SEM engineers solutions that accommodate any drive type, size, or volume while readily meeting the strictest regulatory, health, safety, and environmental requirements.

Enterprise Drive Destruction

SEM is the only manufacturer to engineer devices specifically for the destruction of enterprise drives, which are thicker, heavier, and denser than consumer drives.

Built on More Than 50 Years of Excellence

For over 50 years, SEM has been the undisputed leader in data elimination for classified and highly sensitive information, providing high security data destruction devices to the United States federal government and its subsidiaries. Today, we build upon that standard of excellence by supplying the military, intelligence, and federal law enforcement communities including the FBI, DoD, CIA, and Department of Securities and Exchanges with unparalleled machines that shred, disintegrate, destroy, and sanitize the highest levels of classified data stored on every type of media.

More recently moving into the data center market, we have a proven record with hundreds of machines in data centers worldwide. SEM strives to educate clients and recommend custom solutions that satisfy compliance and regulatory requirements of any information security program, including NIST, HIPAA, FACTA, FISMA, GDPR, and even the most stringent requirements of the National Security agency (NSA). SEM products are proudly manufactured in the USA in Westborough, MA.

Insights

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Paper: It’s Here to Stay and It’s Loaded with Sensitive Data

It’s quite ironic that in the digital age, there is still so much paper being used. True, more and more organizations have “gone paperless,” whether … Continue reading Paper: It’s Here to Stay and It’s Loaded with Sensitive Data

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The Benefits and Risks of Using the Cloud

As technology has advanced, the way we communicate and interact with people globally has become nearly instantaneous. To accommodate this improvement in communication, the way … Continue reading The Benefits and Risks of Using the Cloud

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Personally Identifiable Information (PII): What It Is and Why It Must Be Destroyed

We’ve all heard of ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII)—those pieces of information about ourselves that are unique to us, and therefore make us identifiable and distinguishable … Continue reading Personally Identifiable Information (PII): What It Is and Why It Must Be Destroyed

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History of Federal Data Privacy Regulations in the US

Throughout history, the United States has passed quite a few different laws to protect privacy for its citizens. Generally, the laws focus on protecting one … Continue reading History of Federal Data Privacy Regulations in the US

Our Clients

DEGAUSS

Degaussing is the process of decreasing or eliminating a remnant magnetic field to prevent access to data on magnetic storage media.

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CRUSH

Hard drive crushers use powerful force applied to the drive chassis to buckle and pierce it, damaging the internal platters and read/write heads and rendering the drive inoperable.

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SHRED

Hard drive shredders operate the same way as paper shredders but with larger, more rugged cutting heads. Drives entering the cutting mechanism are literally ripped to shreds.

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DISINTEGRATE

Solid state media disintegrators use proven rotary knife mill technology to continuously cut media into particles small enough to pass through a specific sizing screen.

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Newsworthy

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Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Dual Shredder for Classified and CUI Paper and Optical Media Destruction

OfficeShredHS satisfies industry need for an all-in-one NSA listed paper and optical media shredder that meets the NSA’s new DVD and Blu-ray Disc destruction requirement … Continue reading Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Dual Shredder for Classified and CUI Paper and Optical Media Destruction

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Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Manual Crusher for Both HDDs and SSDs

Model 0100 SSD/HDD quickly and easily destroys both rotational hard drives and solid state boards without electricity Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. (SEM), global leader … Continue reading Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Manual Crusher for Both HDDs and SSDs

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DIN 66399 Globally Standardized to ISO/IEC 21964

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), who together form the specialized system for worldwide standardization, have established a joint … Continue reading DIN 66399 Globally Standardized to ISO/IEC 21964

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SEM Holiday Happenings

On 13 December, 2018, the SEM team celebrated the holiday season. The sales and service teams flew into town for the week so the whole … Continue reading SEM Holiday Happenings