Dispose of a Computer or Device Securely

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  1. Read and follow the document Data Removal Recommendations (brown.edu/go/sanitize-device) for specifics on compliant sanitizing methods.
  2. Review the Electronic Equipment Disposition Policy for an overview and to learn appropriate methods for transfer or disposal.
  3. Review the document Policy on the Handling of Brown Restricted Information to learn how to protect Brown's information and remain in compliance with various regulations.
  4. The IT Service Center has a hard drive crusher for secure disposal of no-longer needed drives containing data covered under the Brown Restricted Information policy. Contact them to arrange an appointment.

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