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Tabernus Data Erasure Product Becomes CESG Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) Certified

Press Release   •   Dec 16, 2013 10:26 GMT

Austin, TX, 16th December 2013- Leading International Data Erasure vendor Tabernus are delighted to announce there the first organisation in the commercial data erasure industry to receive CESG Commercial Product Assurance (CPA) Certification.

Joe Mount VP of North American Operations comments “We are delighted to work with CESG again with this enhanced framework of assurance, to give customers old and new confidence that the products we provide has an assurance to protect their data erasure needs.”

Certification is presented when software has met all of the criteria for secure erasure of magnetic media in accordance with CESG standards. After independent testing carried out by Si-Venture, an accredited CESG Commercial Product Assurance test laboratory, the latest version of Tabernus has been formally certified for government use to securely erase protectively marked data stored on hard disks (i.e. Magnetic Disks and Hard Drives) in accordance with the use cases defined in CESG’s Information Assurance Standard No. 5.  Enterprise Erase v7.0 has now been added to the CESG Directory of CPA Certified Products.

Tabernus originally became CESG certified in 2011, with the enhanced security characteristics of CPA Tabernus had a responsibility to re-certify to provide new features to our customers” Comments Daniel Dyer, VP, European Operations.

With the CESG CPA approval Tabernus’ value proposition is ready to further expand into European and other global markets looking for a complete data erasure solution that is accurate, easy to use and easy for IT teams to deploy.

For more information about CESG Commercial Product Assurance visit www.cesg.gov.uk or call 01242 709141

To learn more about Tabernus’ data erasure solutions please visit www.tabernus.com or www.tabernusuk.co.uk

For North America please call the Sales and operations team 1-888-700-8560 email: sales@tabernus.com.

For UK and Europe please call the UK based Sales and operations team direct

+44 (0) 845 689 1350, email uksales@tabernus.com.


Tabernus was Established in 2002, the company now offers easy to install and operate data erasure tools as both software and hardware solutions.

Tabernus has been formally certified for government use to securely erase protectively marked data after independent testing carried out by QinetiQ, a British global defence technology company under contract to the Government’s Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG).

Tabernus partners include the OEM, Defence, Public/Private Sector, Health Care and IT Recycling and Disposal sectors.

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