The Kobra 240 SC Smart Card Medium Volume Office Shredder saves time and money. The Kobra 240-SC meets the requirements of NSA/CSS Policy Manual 9-12 for destruction of Smart Cards, Credit Cards and Smart ID cards. The National Security Agency/Central Security Service of the United States mandates that destruction of all variations of Security Sensetive Smart Cards is performed based on requirements of NSA/CSS Policy Manual 9-12 for proper data sanitization. The Kobra 240-SC destroys the Magnetic Stripe and the IC (Integrated Computer Chip) on the ID, Smart Card and Credit Card and meets requirements of NSA/CSS Policy Manual 9-12.Destruction of Smart Cards/Smart ID Cards by a shredder that is cross cut is not allowed by and does not meet the requirements of NSA/CSS Policy Manual 9-12. The Kobra 240-SC produces acceptable and correct cut to comply with NSA requirements.Perfect for Government and Commercial applications. Compact size and powerful, the model Kobra 240-SC meets the highest level (NSA/CSS Policy Manual 9-12) for card destruction and sanitization of data.