Security

June 2019

How and Why You Need to Secure Your Printer

By |June 28th, 2019|

Your network is only as secure as the least-secure device on it. For many companies, that means the printer. Failing to secure these devices can lead to a number of problems, including the risk of a data breach. Understanding why, and how, to secure your printers can help keep […]

Secure Your Passwords With These Best Practices

By |June 14th, 2019|

Security is a concern of every business in today’s connected world. Verizon’s annual Data Breach and Security Report found that 81 percent of hacking-related data breaches involved either stolen or weak, easily cracked, passwords. Today, password protection is a top priority for IT security teams for businesses of every […]

January 2019

Beware of Toner Pirates

By |January 29th, 2019|

Today, to protect your business, you always have to be vigilant. There are plenty of criminals out there ready to take advantage of your business. The latest scam involves “toner pirates”. Toner scams are real, and easy to fall for. In 2017, 21 people were arrested in a 126 […]

June 2018

How to Have a Successful Print Security Plan

By |June 30th, 2018|

Network security plans often overlook one of the most-used devices on the network: the multifunction printer. MFPs perform many tasks, which means they transmit a lot of data, making them a perfect target for hackers. These tips can help you get started on a print security strategy to protect […]

April 2018

Important Hacking Terms to Understand

By |April 30th, 2018|

Most business owners know that cybercrimes are on the rise and are putting their company at risk, but the lingo surrounding these high-tech attacks can be confusing. Phishing, malware, DoS – what does it all mean? Understanding these terms can help you get a better handle on securing your […]

January 2018

Protect Your Printers to Protect Your Network

By |January 31st, 2018|

Cybercrime is one of the biggest security risks companies face today, with 73% of CISO’s expecting a security breach within a year. These events cost businesses over $7 million each year, making security a critical priority. However, printers are frequently overlooked when developing security protocols, leaving your business at […]

November 2017

Enhance Security With These Printer Features

By |November 25th, 2017|

Cybercrime is on the rise, and small to medium sized businesses are becoming increasingly at risk of attack, due in part to lapses in security.

Each year data theft costs businesses 445 billion dollars worldwide. In order to defend your company against a cyberattack you’ll need to perform a thorough […]

August 2017

Common Cyberattacks Against SMBs

By |August 30th, 2017|

One of the biggest threats to small and medium-sized businesses today is a cyberattack. These malicious crimes target computer networks in an attempt to stop business and steal data. It’s essential to understand the threat to your company and take steps to protect your data. Most attacks against SMBs […]

June 2017

Tips For Preventing a Ransomware Attack

By |June 29th, 2017|

The recent “WannaCry” ransomware attack was chilling in its effects. Within hours, it infected over 300,000 Windows PCs, locking users out from their data and demanding a $300 ransom per infected machine to regain access. If not for an accidental intervention it could have been much worse. Ransomware is […]

April 2017

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What You Need to Know About HIPAA Compliance for Your Office Devices

By |April 18th, 2017|

Are you aware that the Department of Health and Human Services requires printers, copiers, scanners, and fax machines to be secured and maintained according to the guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act (HIPAA)? Many organizations don’t realize the vulnerabilities that these devices pose and therefore neglect to […]