MFD / MFP / Printer Security
Often one safety measure is overlooked. That is the security of data transferred through multi-functional printers (MFPs), printers and also copiers.
What safe measures do you have in place for your copiers and printers?
It’s easy to forget these devices have integrated hard drives and also ports all connected to your network. It’s vital to review any potential risk.
IT Security – not just a computer issue
For Capital, as the leading Scottish provider of printers and also MFPs, a secure print environment is a key offering to help protect the intellectual properties of our customers.
The movement of digital and also hardcopy documents is part of your daily operations. Every document that flows through your MFP is stored as an image on the device hard drive. This can pose a serious security issue if appropriate measures aren’t taken to protect this information. Breaches in data security are serious and result in significant fines and penalties from the Information Commissioners Office.
Over the past few years workers have employed technologies that allow them to work away from the office: smart phones, tablets and laptops etc. Once documents are digitized, they can be shared and stored on “the cloud.” This is simply a way of expressing a digital document storage area that can be remotely accessed.