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Phoenix SecureWipe™

Securely erase SSD, HDD and other mass storage devices

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SecureWipe™ is a BIOS firmware product that securely erases all data and partitions independent of the operating system and can be invoked locally via hotkey, or via remote control using OEM developed management solutions.

  • Erases all data and partitions, no operating system required
  • Invoke via hotkey, setup engine, or develop your own solution
  • Supports a range of military and internationally recognized standards
  • Protects sensitive data when recycling or disposing of a computing device
  • No extra boot devices required to run specialized software
  • Works on any x86 PC that uses Phoenix UEFI firmware
  • Resides in the firmware and cannot be accidentally removed by users
  • The erase utility can be invoked by a simple key press or a few mouse clicks
  • Enterprise requirements can be easily met using custom remote management solutions

Technical Specifications

  • ATA and NVMe Secure Erase
  • OPAL Password/PSID Revert
  • US DoD 5220.22-M, [3 passes + verify]
  • Single Pass Zeros, [1 pass]
  • US Navy & Air Force, [3 passes + verify]
  • British HMG Infosec Standard 5, Enhanced, [3 passes + verify]
  • German VSITR, [7 passes]
  • Russian GOST P50739-95 Level 1, [1 pass]
  • Russian GOST P50739-95 Level 4, [1 pass]
  • RCMP TSSIT OPS-II, [7 passes]
  • CSE Canada ITSG-06 (Unclassified), [3 passes]

Additional Features

  • Binary distribution, easily integrates into UEFI firmware volumes, standard launch by UEFI drivers/application.
  • Standard EDK II style code, compatible with both Phoenix and non-Phoenix EDK II UEFI firmware products.
  • Block IO device support: FDD, HDD, SSD, NVMe, SD, eMMC, USB drives, SCSI drives (with UEFI OPROM), RAID (with UEFI OPROM).
  • Works with other Phoenix products such as launching from HTTPs.
  • Supports selective erasure of partitions exposed by the firmware, regardless of the underlying file system: UEFI GPT, NTFS, FAT32, etc.
  • Includes EFI executable that can be launched from bootable media like other third party solutions.
  • SDK wrapper provides customized interfaces.

Packaging Options

  • Standalone: run from UEFI Shell or a Utility Toolset with the default text-based Phoenix SecureWipe UI.
  • Integrated: launched on-demand during POST via Hotkey, Boot Menu, or Setup.
  • Custom: launched based on custom policies with a custom manufacturer-designed and branded UI.

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