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Center for Storage Device Sanitization Research

Background

The Center for Storage Device Sanitization Research, CSDSR, guides the sanitization of information system (IS) storage devices. This web page provides resources for a vendor of storage device sanitization, the NSA/CSS Evaluated Products Lists (EPL) PDF, a Search function for the EPL, and contact information for The Center for Storage Device Sanitization Research. 

Evaluated Products Lists

The NSA/CSS Evaluated Products Lists equipment that meets NSA/CSS specifications. These lists apply to all NSA/CSS elements and pertain to all IS storage devices utilized by NSA/CSS elements, contractors, and personnel. Policy: For disposal or recycling per NSA/CSS Policy Statement 9-12, "NSA/CSS Storage Device Sanitization" (Reference a). Information stored on these devices may range from UNCLASSIFIED to TOP SECRET and may include compartmented, sensitive, or limited-distribution material.

Evaluated Products List PDF

The CSDSR updates the EPL quarterly.

Vendor Information

If you are a vendor that would like to see one of your products on the EPL, click this hyperlink for the Vendor Information Page. Vendor Page

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