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NIST Released Special Publication 800-88 Revision 1, Guidelines for Media Sanitization
December 18, 2014

Special Publication 800-88 Revision 1Guidelines for Media Sanitization, has been approved as final. Media sanitization refers to a process that renders access to target data on the media infeasible for a given level of effort. This guide will assist organizations and system owners in making practical sanitization decisions based on the categorization of confidentiality of their information.

Created December 21, 2016, Updated April 13, 2017