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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

SOX Act

Sarbanes-Oxley and Data Destruction: How to Best Comply 

If you operate or manage a public company or a non-public company with publicly traded debt securities, you’ve certainly heard of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act … Continue reading Sarbanes-Oxley and Data Destruction: How to Best Comply 

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Destroying Metal Credit Cards – What’s the Difference?

Destroying Metal Credit Cards - What's the Difference? Metal credit cards are becoming more and more common in today’s high tech environment. Originally reserved for … Continue reading Destroying Metal Credit Cards – What’s the Difference?

Broken Network

The True Cost of Data Breaches

While you may be hearing about them more and more frequently, the truth is data breaches have been occurring since before the digital age. For … Continue reading The True Cost of Data Breaches

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How to Maintain Data Security in the Secure Printing Industry

Let's Get Personal. When you work in the secure printing industry, you’re working with Personal Identifiable information (PII) every day. Regulations like the Fair and … Continue reading How to Maintain Data Security in the Secure Printing Industry

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 Builds Playhouse for Veteran Family

The Brown family with their new playhouse On November 28, 2018, Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. (SEM), global leader in high security information end-of-life solutions, … Continue reading Security Engineered Machinery Builds Playhouse for Veteran Family

Leonard Rosen, SEM Founder and Chairman of the Board

Security Engineered Machinery Turns Electronic Data Into Dust

Leonard Rosen, SEM Founder and Chairman of the Board As the world becomes more technologically advanced, so has the world of data destruction. Westborough-based Security … Continue reading Security Engineered Machinery Turns Electronic Data Into Dust

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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