Ally's Picks - Garage Sale Forensics

Posted on by Ally Lorentson Dunn

One of the most interesting sessions I attended at the conference this year was Mike Wright's presentation on the proper way to destroy your devices.  In this session Mike outlines how he was able to obtain dozens of data storage devices from garage sales and thrift stores and upon looking at what was left on them, found a shocking amount of information.

His favorite methods for properly disposing of such devices is thoroughly entertaining, but he also clearly outlines the needs for better IT policies regarding device disposal.  Mike's session is extremely informative, highly entertaining, and somewhat disturbing.

I really enjoyed being in the room for this recording and hope that you enjoy the video.


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