VSPL

Vector and Scalar Products Ltd (VSPL)

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Secure Data Destruction

VSPL provide an independently audited, end to end asset tagged data destruction service for HDD and other storage media containing commercially sensitive or secure data. We offer two service grades; corporate grade or secure grade, providing CESG compliant off-site or on-site data destruction.

The storage media we are able to destroy include; SSD (solid state drives), internal and external HDD (hard disk drives), CD (compact discs), DVD (digital video discs), blu-ray discs, small form factor floppy disks, compact flash and memory cards, USB memory sticks, mobile phones, SIM cards, PDA (personal digital assitants) and magnetic tape drives. We also de-commission server, storage and desktop/mobile hardware containing storage media before securely destroying all media devices. 

Corporate grade data destruction

The corporate grade service is suitable for central government departments and local government authorities, professional or financial services, and other organisations who wish to comply with statutory, regulatory or contractual requirements for the disposal of assets containing commercially sensitive data or classified as protected or restricted. Magnetic media is degaussed subject to IL (Impact Level) classification and defined secure sanitisation procedures, and then shredded to 16mm particles; optical and other media shredded to 6mm particles.

  • On-site data destruction or secure collection for off-site processing at remote facility.
  • Single visit, single collection, ad-hoc collection or annual service contract covering one or multiple sites.
  • Provision of a secure storage container to be held on-site for all media awaiting collection.
  • Data destruction to CESG lower level standard(s) compliant with the requirements of CESG Information Assurance Standard No 5 for data carrying a HM Government Protective Marking of Business Impact Level 3 (BIL3) Restricted or below.
  • Certificate of destruction and environmental disposal documentation, with full audit trail showing serial numbers of assets processed.
  • Zero landfill policy with 0% going to landfill.
  • Subject to: ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management System, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System, ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System

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Secure grade data destruction

The secure grade service is designed for central Government departments, military service branches and law enforcement agencies who must comply with statutory and regulatory requirements governing the safe disposal of assets containing confidential, secret or top secret classified data. All magnetic media is degaussed and then shredded to 6mm particles; optical and other media shredded to 2mm particles.

  • On-site data destruction only.
  • Engineers vetted to MOD SC level.
  • Single visit, ad-hoc visit, or annual service contract covering one or multiple sites.
  • Provision of a secure storage container to be held on-site for all HDD/media awaiting collection.
  • Data destruction to CESG higher level standard(s) compliant with the requirements of CESG Information Assurance Standard No 5 for data carrying a HM Government Protective Marking of Business Impact Level 4 (BIL4) Confidential and above.
  • Certificate of destruction and environmental disposal documentation, with full audit trail showing serial numbers of assets processed.
  • Zero landfill policy with 0% going to landfill.
  • Subject to: ISO 27001:2005 Information Security Management System, ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System, ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System

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