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:
Pull Printing Explained: The Costs & Benefits of Deploying Pull Printing
No matter what industry you are in, every business would like to improve their workflow, become more productive, secure and reduce costs in all areas of the organization.
With printing, this can be solved by installing a piece of software that enables pull printing. But what is pull printing and how can your business benefit from it?
Endpoint Security: 6 Areas Cyber Attacked Printers Can Affect Your Business
Like many endpoints, printers have the same vulnerabilities and offer access into company financials and private data, and are often unsecured – so why aren’t IT personnel taking notice of the threat?
In the past year, 40% of Canadian organizations had experienced an IT security breach, and 56% of those breaches were print related.
With the majority of security breaches happening as a result of printers, it’s clear that printer security is an afterthought for organizations.
3 Steps: How to Select the Right Pull Printing Vendor
Pull printing technology has become a must have solution for enterprises seeking an additional layer of security to protect their print infrastructure.
In today’s complex technological landscape, other factors like the cloud and print security are disrupting the market, and resulting a new emergence of pull printing solutions.
With the surge of solutions now available and offered by so many vendors, it becomes hard to navigate and overwhelming to select the best solution.
Real Dangers of Network Sniffers and its impact on Printing
Hackers are always on the hunt for finding new intuitive ways to steal confidential information from individuals and corporations.
Many hack attacks of the early 2000’s were easy to identify and administering necessary security precautions to prevent any further attacks were not too difficult or complex.
Today, even a 12-year old can launch a denial-of-service attack because of how easy it is to obtain hacking software online.
Many companies fail to realize that the data interchange between network printers and all the devices connected to it can be intercepted by a sniffer.