This is correct.
Originally Posted by N0BOX
I have used a utility called DBan (Dariks Boot and Nuke) for a few years that will allow you to scub the drive to DoD standards.
7 passes will leave a drive completely devoid of old data.
I learned about this while doing contract work for a company bringing itself into Sarbanes/Oxley compliance.
Any drive that contained company financial or customer data had to have the drives scrubbed to DoD before being re-tasked somewhere else in the company.
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