Erase Certificates


KillDisk provides PDF certificates of erasure upon the completion of data erase operations. These certificates may be customized to include company-specific information and hardware/procedure description. Configuring these custom settings is outlined in the Certificate Preferences section of this guide. A sample of the certificate is shown below:
Figure 1: Disk Erase - Batch Certificate - First Page
Figure 2: Disk Erase - Batch Certificate - Second Page

Certificate Elements

Company Logo
Custom company's logo can be placed to the certificate instead of the default KillDisk's logo at the top right corner
Company Information
Displays all company information provided in the preferences. The user in the sample above only provided a business name. But other company information may also be included in the certificate
Technician Information
Displays the technician information provided in the preferences. This section is for the name of the operator and any notes they may want to include in the certificate report
Erasure Results Information
Displays information pertaining to the erasure procedure conducted on the hard drive(s). Type of erasure algorithm, custom settings, date and time started and duration of the erasure are all listed here
Uniquely identifies the disk that was operated on by the KillDisk application. Includes information like Name, Serial Number, Size and Partitioning Scheme
System Information
Provides details on the system used to run KillDisk such as the OS and architecture.
Note: The system information here only applies to the system running KillDisk, not the system that was erased by the application! Provided KillDisk remains on one workstation.