Linux Data Erasure Guide

I recently overhauled my data erasure page, it should now cover all the bases.
Feedback welcome: Data Erasure - Divested Computing


Thanks for sharing, how is it compared to Erasing Data Securely From Your SSD or HDD - Privacy Guides ?

nwipe is likely more thorough than the listed shred command, but it ignores the other steps

and nvme sanitize should be preferred over nvme format when available as it is more robust

additionally it is my understanding that --ses 2 can be less effective than --ses 1, as the latter typically includes the key erase in addition to the block erase

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How can bonus #1 and #2 be done after step #5 :wink: