There has been a rise in awareness around just how vulnerable organisations are to printer attacks. A spate of high-profile attacks against UK organisations has only helped data security become an important, board level, issue - mainly because cyber-attacks have increasingly been leaving long lasting effects on companies’ customer trust and bottom line.
Leaving a print infrastructure unsecured, businesses are in a sense allowing these documents to be accessed by anyone. It’s no longer good enough to be ‘quite sure’ that your data can’t go missing – all organisations need absolute knowledge that this will not happen.
Safeguarding company documents should be a priority for all companies
Implementing a print security plan can help mitigate risk and protect organisations against both malicious cyber attacks and accidental data loss.
Crucial to the consideration of any print security plan is an understanding of the present security and compliance capabilities available - this is in addition to standard security practices. Harnessing properties such as network configuration, encryption, authentication plus access, and enforcing their use, are key to the development and implementation.
Read more about print security and how to successfully develop and implement a print security strategy, in our print security eBook.