DoD 5220.28-STD (7)

Posted on 2006-06-08
Last Modified: 2010-05-19
please help
i have to implement DoD 5220.28-STD (7)
i'm not getting any study material over that.
please help
thanks n regards
Question by:tariq6000
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    Accepted Solution

    It has to do with a certain government specification/standard for erasing data to guarantee that the data is permanently erased and cannot be recovered.


    That is for DOD5220.22-M instead of DoD 5220.28-STD but it is the exact same concept/idea though small variations may exist.

    Author Comment

    thanks a lot for the quick reply
    i have to implement both algorithms viz DoD 5220.22M (3)
    DoD 5220.28-STD (7)
    i have already implemented DoD 5220.22M (3)
    now i have to implement DoD 5220.28-STD (7)
    please tell me the variations.
    thanks n regards
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    Expert Comment

    by:Tony Gimenez
    DoD stands for Department of Defense and I found a list (strangely I can only find it on googles cache) of all the numbers after DoD and what they mean.

    The DoD Directives and Instructions are numbered according to the following eight major subject groups:

        * 1000 - Manpower and Personnel (Civilian, Military, and Reserve)
        * 2000 - International and Foreign Affairs
        * 3000 - Plans and Operations, Research and Development, Intelligence, and Computer Language
        * 4000 - Logistics, Natural Resources, and Environment
        * 5000 - Acquisition and Administrative Management, Organizational Charters, Security, and Public and Legislative Affairs
        * 6000 - Health
        * 7000 - Budget, Finance, Audits, and Information Control
        * 8000 - Information Management

    Scroll down to the bottom and you will find

    DoD 5220.28-STD or DoD 5220.28

    Though the page no longer exists there or on googles cache I managed to find it on MSN's cache

    hope this helps.

    Author Comment

    thanks a lot

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