NORCROSS, GEORGIA -American Megatrends, Inc. (AMI), a global leader in BIOS, remote management tools, network data storage products and unique solutions based on the Linux® and Android™ operating systems, is pleased to announce a new module for its flagship Aptio® V UEFI Firmware that is compatible with the NIST SP 800-88 “Guidelines for Media Sanitization” and DoD 5220.22-M “Data Clearing and Sanitization.”
With growing concerns over data theft, proper media sanitization is a necessity for organizations to protect sensitive data from leaking to unauthorized parties. The NIST 800-88 and DOD 5220.22-M guidelines offer thorough guidelines towards safe data disposal to assist organizations with this critical task.
In its Special Publication 800-88, NIST outlines fundamental standards and procedures for information disposal and media sanitization. In compliance with this publication, this new Aptio V module from AMI will utilize Secure Erase functionality built into media drives as well as follow procedures outlined in the NIST special publications.
For more information about the NIST 800-88 and DoD 5220.22-M guidelines and how they are incorporated in this new module in Aptio V UEFI Firmware from American Megatrends, please contact your AMI representative at 1-800-828-9264 or visit ami.com.
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