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Tabernus Software Approved as Certified Data Erasure Solution by CESG

Press Release   •   Aug 28, 2013 20:38 GMT

August 2013 – London, UK. Tabernus, leader in data erasure solutions, is celebrating two years since their initial Certification with the Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)  which is part of the UK Government Communications Headquarters, CESG has certified the latest version of Tabernus’ data erasure software, Enterprise Erase v5.3.

Certification is awarded when software has met all of the criteria for secure erasure of magnetic media in accordance with HMG Infosec standards. After independent testing carried out by QinetiQ, a British global defence technology company under contract to CESG, the latest version of Tabernus has been formally certified for government use to securely erase protectively marked data and added to the CESG Directory of Infosec Assured Products.

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“Our certification with the CESG is a welcome independent confirmation that further validates our commitment to delivering outstanding data erasure solutions.  The CESG agency has one of the most rigorous examinations of data erasure software in the world and so certification indicates a product of the highest standards,” said  Daniel Dyer, VP European Operations for Tabernus Europe.

“With CESG approval Tabernus’ value proposition is ready to be introduced into European and other global markets looking for a complete data erasure solution that is accurate, easy to use and easy for teams to deploy.” Continues Dyer.

For more information about Enterprise Erase v5.3, contact Tabernus uksales@tabernus.com 

About CESG

CESG is the Information Assurance (IA) arm of GCHQ and are based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK. CESG are the UK Government’s National Technical Authority for Information Assurance, more information is available online at www.cesg.gov.uk.

About Tabernus

Tabernus is a global provider of certified data erasure software, hardware, and service solutions that completely remove all data from hard drive storage devices.  Since 2002, Tabernus has provided solutions for storage in the form of software and hardware solutions for hard drive data erasure and testing.  With an emphasis on enterprise level data erasure delivered onsite in the office or in the data center, Tabernus sets the benchmark for software and hardware development focused on certified end of life data elimination. www. 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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