Purge

Purge definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): A method of sanitization that applies physical or logical techniques that render Target Data recovery infeasible using state of the art laboratory techniques.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1)

A method of Sanitization by applying physical or logical techniques that renders Target Data recovery infeasible using state of the art laboratory techniques.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-88 Rev. 1

Rendering sanitized data unrecoverable by laboratory attack methods.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary