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UF requires the destruction of data on electronic equipment being disposed, transferred or reused. This includes all forms of electronic media, such as hard drives, solid-state and flash drives, tapes, and devices with built-in storage. Media that is to be reused must be sanitized in a manner that makes access to previously stored data impossible. Information on specific requirements and techniques in the Reuse and Disposal Standards for IT Workers. Media that will not be reused may be destroyed using the UF Media Disposal Service. This service contracts with an outside vendor, certified in media destruction, to physically destroy obsolete media and then recycle the remnants.