CMS Products Issued New Patent for Secure Erase

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Latest Patent Covers Secure Erase of Deleted Files

Aliso Viejo, Calif. – April 16, 2014  – CMS Products Inc. announced today the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of a patent that covers Secure Erase of deleted files.

The patent for invention number 8,627,020 is for Secure Erase of deleted files on a computer storage device.

“This latest patent makes claims in connection with our technology that allows for the secure erasure of deleted files on a computer’s storage device”, said Ken Burke, President, CMS Products. “It expands the number of CMS patents issued to 13, which adds confirmation to CMS Products leadership in developing technologies in data security, data backup technology and data management,“ he said.

The patent method assures that deleted files are securely erased and overwritten with multiple overwrite patterns which completely remove the deleted file and render it unrecoverable with current file recovery technology.

“Data security is a growing concern in the marketplace today. Individuals as well as corporations are focused on securing their data and making sure that sensitive files are safely stored or destroyed,” said Mr. Burke. “CMS has various patents covering the lifecycle of data management and has committed resource to continual development in secure data management.”

CMS also owns a variety of patents centered around USB boot and data backup. This technology allows a computer user to have Instant Recovery of their system in the event of a system failure. Full system backup, external USB boot and Secure erase are valuable tools in the management of important user data or corporate Intellectual Property.

As demand for secure data management increases CMS is positioning itself as a technology leader by investing in the development of innovative solutions which solve customer issues ranging from large corporations to the individual user. To learn more about CMS Products visit us at or visit our security site at .


About CMS Products

Established in 1983, CMS Products, Inc. is a leading innovator in data backup, encryption and security technology for business users and consumers. CMS’s products are sold in more than 90 countries, with installation of more than four million units worldwide. 

CMS Products offers an extensive line of personal computer security products including “Management Ready” encrypted USB flash drives, external encrypted USB hard drives, and encryption software, as well as full Disaster Recovery solutions including external storage devices that support system recovery and backup software which creates a full system recovery that can be used to restart a failed computer.

For more information, contact:

Charles Hohman, Marketing Director, (714) 424-5520

CMS Products
27068 La Paz Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Phone: (714) 424-5520 

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BounceBack and CE-Secure are trademarks or registered trademarks of CMS Products, Inc. Any other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.


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