Why Printing Is An Important Part of GDPR Data Security
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25th, 2018 and will change how organizations approach print security.
Multifunction printers (MFPs) and networked printers are often overlooked when it comes to enterprise IT security.
Yet, these devices are capable of store and processing data and have the same security vulnerabilities as any other networked endpoint.
With almost two thirds of organizations having experienced a printer related data breach, organizations cannot afford to overlook their printer security any longer.
3 Steps for Auditing a Cloud Service Provider
Auditing the compliance of cloud-based IT system vendors is essential to ensure efficient and secure operational processes.
Customer expectations should include the ability to view audit reports conducted by independent auditors.
Cloud Security: 5 Steps for Developing an Enterprise Cloud Strategy
Many organizations are paying an opportunity cost when it comes to the cloud – security teams tend to hold back due to cloud security worries. The IT world continues to operate under the misconception about public clouds or shared cloud infrastructure is risky.
Fears about security prevent their use of cloud services and organizations are not able to fully leverage the cost savings and flexibility of SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS.
5 Steps for Preparing Your Printing Processes for GDPR Deadline
GDPR is a data protection regulation that applies to all organizations doing business with EU citizens, regardless where the organization is located.
GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, which was proposed by the European Commission to unify data protection for individuals within the EU.
GDPR will govern how companies are collecting, managing, using, and deleting user-identifiable information.
After more than 4 years of preparation, GDPR will come into force on May 25th, 2018. Many organizations may not realize this, but their printing processes also have to follow GDPR legislation.
Follow these 5 steps to ensure your printing process is compatible with GDPR rules:
Cloud Security Management: 8 Steps for Evaluating Cloud Service Providers
Cloud computing offers organizations many benefits, but these benefits are unlikely to be realized if there are not appropriate IT security and privacy protection strategies in place when using the cloud.
When migrating to the cloud, organizations must have a clear understanding of potential security risks associated with cloud computing, and set realistic expectations with providers.
The following 8 steps will help enterprise IT and business decision makers analyze the information security and privacy implications of cloud computing and cloud security management on their business.