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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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Why Data Centers Need to Know About GLBA Compliance

Data privacy and data protection rules are hot topics, having prompted us to consider exactly how we share, store, and dispose of our personal information … Continue reading Why Data Centers Need to Know About GLBA Compliance

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The Poorly Stitched Patchwork of US Data Security Policy

Every few months it seems like we have a new data breach that exposes hundreds of thousands – if not millions – of individual’s personal … Continue reading The Poorly Stitched Patchwork of US Data Security Policy

FISMA

FISMA Requirements: Are You Compliant?

All US-based organizations and agencies, whether public or private, must comply with certain information security measures when it comes to data storage and disposal. For … Continue reading FISMA Requirements: Are You Compliant?

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The Top 5 Ways Our Personal Data Gets Compromised

While there’s nothing you can personally do to protect your information from a data breach at an organization, there are ways for you to better control your data security. Taking steps like assessing your internet connections and device security and thinking before you respond to any digital or telephoned communication can greatly help you ensure your private data stays secure and remains uncompromised.

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 Provides Compliance Solutions for the Destruction of CUI

Secure data destruction device manufacturer supplies CUI line of paper shredders to provide compliance solutions for Executive Branch agencies and their affiliates to meet ISOO’s … Continue reading Security Engineered Machinery Provides Compliance Solutions for the Destruction of CUI

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Security Engineered Machinery Introduces New Optical Media Shredder

Secure data destruction device manufacturer releases the Model 0200 OMD/SSD-C for NSA listed destruction of classified CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs Security Engineered Machinery Co., … Continue reading Security Engineered Machinery Introduces New Optical Media Shredder

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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

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US-CERT Issues Security Tip (ST18-005) on Proper Disposal of Electronic Devices

Originally published by us-cert.gov on October 30, 2018 Why is it important to dispose of electronic devices safely? US-CERT is a division of Homeland Security … Continue reading US-CERT Issues Security Tip (ST18-005) on Proper Disposal of Electronic Devices