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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.

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In-House Hard Drive Destruction: More Affordable Than You Think

Common types of hard drives on the market today. Can they be destroyed? The most commonly used hard drives in today’s computing world are the … Continue reading In-House Hard Drive Destruction: More Affordable Than You Think

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What’s the best quality office shredder for CUI or PII?

The F-65 might sound like some next gen state of the art jet fighter, but what the F-65 lacks in maneuverability and take-off speed it … Continue reading What’s the best quality office shredder for CUI or PII?

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How many shredders do you need? Some guidelines to help you decide

Paper shredders range in size from low volume desk-side office models to departmental shredders consisting of medium and heavy-duty shredders upwards to larger centralized industrial … Continue reading How many shredders do you need? Some guidelines to help you decide

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NSA 1 Hour Durability Ratings: What They Mean, and Why You Should Care

In 2003, the National Security Agency (NSA) added durability testing to all shredders being considered for their Cross-cut Shredder Evaluated Products List (EPL). Before machines … Continue reading NSA 1 Hour Durability Ratings: What They Mean, and Why You Should Care

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Todd Busic Promoted to Vice President of Security and Intelligence Operations at Security Engineered Machinery

Growing secure data destruction device manufacturer enhances government relations and client care with key promotion Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. (SEM), global leader in high … Continue reading Todd Busic Promoted to Vice President of Security and Intelligence Operations at Security Engineered Machinery

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Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Enterprise Line of Data Destruction Devices

Secure data destruction device manufacturer becomes first to offer end-of-life solutions specifically for enterprise drives  Security Engineered Machinery Co., Inc. (SEM), global leader in high … Continue reading Security Engineered Machinery Introduces Enterprise Line of Data Destruction Devices

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National Hot Dog Day!

July 18, 2018 was National Hot Dog Day and SEM celebrated in style by having Tony Island Hot Dogs from Oxford, Massachusetts bring their world … Continue reading National Hot Dog Day!

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SEM Summer Outing 2018

The Security Engineered Machinery team works hard to engineer, manufacture, and distribute the world's best data destruction devices, but we also know how to enjoy … Continue reading SEM Summer Outing 2018

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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