DIN Standard 66399 – Hard Drives

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DIN Standard 66399 – Hard Drives

According to DIN 66399 Material Classification H, refers to information on hard drives with magnetic data carriers. The Security Levels run from H-1 to H-7 with H-1 being recommended for data carriers with general data, which have to made illegible to H-7 for data carriers with top secret data where the strictest security standards shall be maintained.

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  • Recommended, for example, for data carriers holding general data to be rendered illegible
  • Mechanically/electronically inoperable
  • Shredded data can be reproduced without special knowledge or equipment, although the process is time-consuming
  • Recommended, for example, for data carriers holding general data to be rendered illegible
  • Damaged
  • Shredded data can be reproduced with equipment, although the process is time-consuming
  • Recommended, for example, for data carriers holding sensitive, confidential and personal data
  • Deformed
  • Shredded data can only be reproduced with maximum effort and special equipment. Appropriate for sensitive, confidential, and personal data

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  • Recommended, for example, for data carriers holding particularly sensitive, confidential and personal data
  • Max. material particle size 2000 mm²
  • Shredded data can only be reproduced utilizing equipment that is not readily available commercially. Appropriate for particularly sensitive, confidential, and personal data
  • Recommended, for example, for data carriers holding confidential information
  • Max. material particle size 320 mm²
  • Shredded data is unlikely to be reproduced even with special equipment. Appropriate for confidential information
  • Recommended, for example, for data carriers holding confidential information demanding an exceptionally high level of security
  • Max. material particle size 10 mm²
  • Shredded data cannot be reproduced even with special equipment. Appropriate for highly confidential information demanding increased security precautions
  • Recommended, for example, for data carriers holding strictly confidential information demanding the highest security precautions
  • Max. material particle size 5 mm²
  • Shredded data cannot be reproduced in any way with the current state of science and art. Appropriate for classified, top secret, and strictly confidential information demanding the highest security precautions

Note: Machines that qualify for creating particles of a high classification, are also acceptable for all lower classifications.

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