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wipe: Wipe, in a computing context, means to erase all data on a hard drive to render it unreadable. The term ...

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News Dec 28, 2007

Data wiping -- weighing the options

Weigh the pros and cons of software disk-wiping and determine if it can protect against data compromise in this Q&A. Continue Reading


By Serdar Yegulalp Problem Solve Feb 01, 2011

Remotely wiping down multiple systems

No one wants to manually wipe down hundreds of machines. Save yourself a lot of time with one of these tools. Continue Reading


By Michael Cobb Evaluate Aug 08, 2006

The pros and cons of data wiping

Weigh the pros and cons of software disk-wiping and determine if it can protect against data compromise in this Platform Security Ask the Expert Q&A Continue Reading


Problem Solve Mar 16, 2006

Installation wiping out disk space

I am taking an Oracle class and have the Oracle 9i disk from school. I have installed it three times and every time, it wipes out all my disk space. I have had to have my computer repaired twice and a new hard ... Continue Reading


By Alex Scroxton Oct 24, 2012

Juniper Networks profit wiped out after restructuring

Juniper Networks has seen its quarterly net profits for the three months to the end of September 2012 all but wiped out after a massive restructuring bill Continue Reading


By Maria Anderson Problem Solve Jul 09, 2006

Patch installation wiping out files and directories

Installing patch 9 for wipes out my ora92 directory and files. Any ideas on what I can look for or at to resolve this issue? Continue Reading


By John Overbaugh Get Started Jan 20, 2014

Remote wiping: Tools and practices to protect corporate data

Mobile connectivity increases productivity but threatens corporate data. John Overbaugh discusses the advantages and limitations of remote wiping. Continue Reading


By Lisa Phifer Problem Solve Jul 21, 2009

Find remote mobile device wipe solutions on a budget

Several remote mobile device wipe solutions are within the price range of a midmarket company. This is the second of two parts. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Problem Solve Feb 22, 2013

How users can defend against the Android remote-wipe vulnerability

Expert Nick Lewis details the Android remote-wipe vulnerability targeting Samsung phones and provides mitigations for Android users. Continue Reading


By Emily McLaughlin Evaluate Feb 26, 2014

Safeguard data with training and remote device wipe capabilities

In this #GRCchat recap, learn why remote device wipe is a good option for IT departments looking to safeguard data -- both corporate and personal. Continue Reading