Month: May 2018

GDPR and Your Print Environment

The new European Union General Data Protection Regulations, or the GDPR, is a hot topic of discussion which has been flying around in the media and in workplaces for quite some time now. Let’s take a more in-depth look at it and more specifically, what it might mean for your business and for your print environment. What do we know about GDPR already? GDPR has been designed to prevent breaches of security as well as the loss of personal data by any organisations which may hold or process Personally Identifiable Information (PII). This new legislation will affect all organisations which supply goods or offer services, (including free goods or services) and it also affects organisations which monitor the behaviour of read more...

GDPR Compliancy Essential for a Children’s Nursery

Compliance to GDPR is important for every business, but when there is a need to safeguard children, the need to protect data is of paramount importance. The Nursery’s issues When our Account manager visited the nursery, Mode was shocked to discover that the equipment they currently had was so old and outdated and therefore definitely not GDPR compliant, but that also their current suppliers had refused to continue to service the machines as they were too old! We were astounded by this lack of professionalism from a business in our industry and that the current supplier had been lacking in being able to offer the nursery new more modern equipment! Mode’s Solution The proposed solution included Mode Managed Print Suite read more...

With GDPR law in the next few days, how do you know your photocopier is secure?

GDPR launches in a few days on May 25th, making us all accountable as businesses, how we handle data and protect that data. Protecting your client’s sensitive information is not something that can be ignored, nor can any data breaches as the new law rightfully protects every individual’s information. There have been so many stories in the press regarding data breaches, making us all more aware of the need to protect laptops, PC’s and any mobile devices. However, have you ever considered that your photocopier may not be secure? Most photocopiers now, especially as they are digital, contain a hard drive which means that whenever you scan, copy or email, that hard drive contains an image of what function you read more...

How to Choose the Right Print Management Company

When you’re faced with a variety of print management services and you’re unsure which one to choose, there are several questions you should ask yourself. Most importantly, “will this company save my business time and money?” and “can they offer my business on-going support?” Read on to find out some of the other important things you should consider to ensure you don’t regret your decision.   What Are Your Requirements?   Before you can choose an appropriate print management company, it’s wise to outline the services you actually need. Do you want to outsource all of your collateral or stick to one particular area of print, for example? Once you have a list of requirements, then you will be able to search for the solutions. read more...