Tag Archive: print security

The Evolution of Security Printing

With few exceptions, printers built since 2002 contain hard drives, much like your personal and business computers.  These hard drives contain every document you have ever scanned, copied or emailed. This article discusses the progression of security printing and what your company can do to protect itself in a world of increasing data breaches. An Investigation on Secure Printing In 2010, a landmark expose in the United States was presented by CBS News entitled Digital Photocopiers Loaded With Secrets.  In it, the feature described the average business printer as ‘a digital time-bomb packed with highly personal or sensitive data.’ A news team went to one of 25 warehouses in the country to test their ability to access personal and ‘restricted’ information read more...

Developments in Secure Printing for Business

In our last blog we discussed the evolution of secure printing, citing examples in the last five years of security breaches as well as the current data on number of breaches and the expense this is causing organisations in the UK. Why Invest in Security Printing? Security breaches are not only expensive and fatal to businesses; they represent a breach in the legal requirement of many industries to maintain data security. Secure printing is an integral part of sound business security practices. What is Being Offered in Security Printing A number of security options are available in the field of secure printing. Toshiba offers options that are simple to use, including user authentication, self-encryption HDD, security pattern printing, access logs, read more...