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DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS)

MFP Hard Disk Data Overwrite Solution
The DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS) overwrites data that is temporarily stored on the hard drive of digital Multifunctional Products by writing over the latent image with random sequences of 1's and 0's. This process makes any effort to access and reconstruct residual image data virtually impossible. DataOverwriteSecurity System (DOSS)
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About DataOverwriteSecurity

  • The DataOverwriteSecurity System reduces risk of information theft by performing a three-pass overwrite to data written to the MFP’s hard drive

Major Applications

  • Ideal for any organization using digital Multifunctional Products to process secure or confidential information


  • Simple, reliable, low-cost option to protect confidential information
  • Can be cost-effectively deployed on fleets of MFP systems
  • ISO 15408 Common Criteria Certified
  • Conforms to National Security Agency (NSA) recommended methods for managing classified information
  • Solution assists for compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) for Financial Privacy, Family Education Rights Privacy Act (FERPA) for student privacy, and Defense Security System (DSS) requirements

Using DataOverwriteSecurity

  • The Data Overwrite process operates automatically to destroy latent images on the hard drive, no user intervention is needed
  • A simple display panel icon provides visual feedback regarding the overwrite status (completed or in-process)
  • Supports overwriting of not only scanned data, but if necessary, all files and settings stored within the MFP (a necessary security measure when relocating or disposing of a machine)

Implementing this Solution

  • An SD Card is installed within the device (internally), by an authorized technician - automatically enabling the overwrite function
  • This solution can operate in conjunction with the Removable Hard Drive System (RHD), providing a multi-layered approach to securing sensitive documents

Complementary Products

  • This solution can be used with Removable Hard Drive (RHD)

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