International Journal of Computer Science Issues
Information security practices are inevitable in this era of increased security breaches. With popularity of internet, cyber security issues have taken its main stay. Disk level security issues are ignored by Indian education institutes and society at large. The focus of this paper is to study data privacy, protection & sanitization practices of Indian educational institutes and vendors during disk disposal. The paper also reviews current standards, acts, policies & laws that prevail in United States, European countries and India.