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DriveSavers Recovers Data from Apple Devices with the Secure M1 Chip

DriveSavers Recovers Data from Apple Devices with the Secure M1 Chip

(Novato, CA, February 11, 2021) — DriveSavers Data Recovery continues to be the leader in the advancement of data recovery services including Apple’s most advanced and secure system, the M1 chip. This new M1 chip offers unparalleled performance and data security.

DriveSavers is well-regarded for its industry-leading data recovery services, as is Apple for its quality and device security. Successfully recovering data from Apple devices with the M1 chip is a huge accomplishment for us and a major technological breakthrough for data recovery science, at large.” Mike Cobb – Director of Engineering

Apple has an established reputation for producing high-performing devices with best-in-class device security. This commitment to efficiency and data safety yielded their first Apple-designed System on Chip (SoC), the M1 chip, in November 2020.

The groundbreaking Apple M1 chip operates as an entire system on a chip. With the M1 chip, previously separate components like the CPU, GPU, RAM and SSD operate in concert with one another on a single component, Apple’s M1 SoC. 

Apple reports that, when used with its Big Sur OS, the M1 chip offers the most advanced security of any personal computer. Devices with the M1 chip have a hardware‑verified secure boot and automatically encrypt every file.

Retrieving information from products with the M1 chip is much more challenging than from Apple’s Intel-based predecessors. Whether it is a hardware or software failure, with the correct user credentials, DriveSavers has safely and securely recovered files from these devices and is proud to be the preeminent data recovery company to successfully recover data from devices with the uniquely advanced M1 chip.Mike Cobb – Director of Engineering

The M1 SoC has replaced the Intel core on the 2020 MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini. Apple anticipates incorporating the M1 chip into more of its computing products in the future.

With over 35 years of experience recovering data for Apple products, DriveSavers Data Recovery engineers have the expertise, technology and capabilities to successfully recover data from any Apple device that has suffered common or catastrophic data loss for any reason including iPhones, iPads Macbooks, iMacs and Mac Pros. 

About DriveSavers Data Recovery
DriveSavers Data Recovery, the worldwide leader in data recovery since 1985, provides the fastest, most reliable and only certified secure data recovery service in the industry. All of the company’s services meet security protocols for financial, legal, corporate and healthcare industries and it is the only company that posts proof of its annual SOC 2 Type II audit report and HIPAA data security and privacy compliance. 

DriveSavers Data Recovery adheres to U.S. Government security protocols, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Data Security Rule (GLBA), the Data at Rest mandate (DAR) and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). DriveSavers Data Recovery engineers are trained and certified in all leading encryption and forensic technologies and operate a Certified ISO Class 5 Cleanroom. Satisfied customers include Bank of America, Google, Lucasfilm, NASA, Harvard University, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, US Army and Sandia National Laboratories.

Data Recovery Advisors are available 24/7 at +1.800.440.1904, +1.415.382.2000 or International +1.888.440.2404.

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Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering and CISO
As Director of Engineering, Mike Cobb manages the day-to-day operations of the Engineering Department, including the physical and logical recoveries of rotational media, SSDs, smart devices and flash media. He also oversees the R&D efforts for past, present, and future storage technologies. Mike encourages growth and ensures that each of the departments and their engineers continues to gain knowledge in their field. Each DriveSavers engineer has been trained to ensure the successful and complete recovery of data is their top priority.

As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Mike oversees cybersecurity at DriveSavers, including maintaining and updating security certifications such as SOC 2 Type II compliance, coordinating company security policy, and employee cybersecurity education.

Mike joined DriveSavers in 1994 and has a B.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Riverside.

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