Mireth Technology has released version 5.8.4 of ShredIt X
(http://www.mireth.com/shredit.html), its file shredder and hard
drive cleaner software for Mac OS X. Version 5.8.4 adds support for
DOE standard compliance. With the addition of the Department of
Energy standard, ShredIt X now provides support for the four most
prominent security standards – Department of Defense 5220 standard,
NSA standard, DoE standard and Gutmann standard.

ShredIt is privacy software for Mac OS X that erases data so it can’t
be recovered. It can be used to erase files, folders, disk free
space, previously deleted files, hard drives, external drives,
network drives and CD-RWs. ShredIt comes with a wide range of
features, including built in safety features along with advanced
shredding features such as, government standards compliance and a
configurable overwrite pattern.

ShredIt X is available for immediate download, or on CD-ROM, starting
at $24.95. Registered users of previous versions of ShredIt X can
upgrade for free. Educational pricing and volume discounts are
available. ShredIt X runs on Mac OS X. ShredIt is also available for
Mac OS 7, Mac OS 8, Mac OS9, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000,
Windows ME, Windows NT, XP and Vista.