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NIST Computer Security Division Released DRAFT Guidelines to Media Sanitization
September 06, 2012

NIST announces the release of Draft Special Publication 800-88 Revision 1Guidelines for Media Sanitization for public review and comment. SP 800-88 discussed methods, techniques and best practices for the sanitization of target data on different media types and risk based approaches organizations can apply to establish and maintain a media sanitization program.

Please submit public comments to 800-88r1Comments@nist.gov. The comment period closed on November 30, 2012.


Created December 22, 2016, Updated June 22, 2020