Security levels, Federal Data Protection Act, data protection, data destruction PaperShred file destruction informed security levels to the shredding, Papershred file destruction Mainz, Wiesbaden, DIN32757! Who once has addressed the issue of document destruction, stumbles again over this standard, but what does it mean? You controls main demands on machines and the particle size of the material to be destroyed and thus defines the levels of security in their reproducibility. All companies and local businesses should destroy their files and documents at least at security level 3. Personal data, i.e. where a phone number or any inference on a private person can be drawn, already the security level 4 should be chosen to believe. Is rather rare, the security level 5, in everyday life because the technical section is very time-consuming and therefore expensive. In addition, this material is very difficult to recycle. Will the shredding according to DIN32757-1 in Germany data security of a shredder security levels according to the five security levels of the DIN standard DIN 32757 evaluated.
The highest security level 5 was rarely used in practice, the security level 2 or 3 was most frequently encountered. Occasionally, some manufacturers applied also the security level 6, which is not standardized in DIN 32757. Security level 1 strip General clippings security level 2 particles or strip internal documents (private sector) security level 3 particles or strip to confidential documents (E.g. human resources departments, planning offices, lawyers, marketing & sales) security level 4 particle secretly continued writing well (in accordance with regulations at VS E.g. physicians, hospitals, development, management) security level writing good secret to continued 5 particles with exceptionally high safety standards (E.g., government agencies, military, research) shredding Mainz, Wiesbaden Andreas Schulze