Yes, BitRaser for File software provides a certificate for data erasure after the successful data wiping process is performed via the Search File option. The certificate of data erasure is tamper-proof and helps you meet statutory and regulatory compliances like SOX, GLB, HIPAA, ISO 27001, EU-GDPR, and PCI-DSS for data security and privacy.
To generate a certificate for data erasure, follow these steps:
- Download and install the BitRaser for File software
- Launch the program and then click on the ‘Tools’ tab
- Select the ‘Erase Algorithm’ and the ‘Verification’ from the respective drop-down list
- Click the ‘Home’ tab and then click ‘Search File’ in the left tree-view pane
- Click ‘Search File by Name’
- In the ‘Search File’ text box, type the file name (with or without the file extension) that you want to erase and click the ‘Add File’ button. You can add as many files as you want
- In the ‘Search In’ checklist box, select or expand the drives or folder where the file is or might be located. Click the ‘Exact Search’ checkbox to search specifically mentioned files only
- Click the ‘Search’ button and wait for it to finish. The BitRaser for File searches selected location for the files and lists them in the checklist box
- In case you need to abort searching, click the cross button
- From the found files, select the files you want to delete or click ‘Select All’ to erase all listed files
- To generate a certificate of Erasure, click the ‘Create Certificate’ checkbox and then click the ‘Erase Now’ button. Click ‘Yes’ to confirm and wait till the erasure process completes
- When asked to reboot the system, click ‘Yes’ and let the system reboot normally
- Log in to the system and then go to C:\Program Files\BitRaser for File\ to access the folder containing the data erasure certificate
The certificate of data erasure created by BitRaser for File contains information about the user, storage media, Erasure Status, date stamp, Erasure Information, and much more with details of files that were destroyed using BitRaser for File.