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Is GDPR Y2K all over again?

Y2K brought mass chaos that gripped not just IT professionals, but business as a whole.

The pending implementation of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has driven a similar rush. What do you think? Is GDPR the new Y2K?

Understanding GDPR (in under 3 minutes)

GDPR begins 25 May 2018.

If, after reading that sentence, you find yourself wondering, “Hmm, what’s GDPR? Does GDPR affect me? Wait, what does GDPR even stand for?”, this guide is for you.

Here’s the lowdown, in under 3 minutes.

We need you to scan to cloud

We’re looking for the doers. The make-happeners. The folks who want to get involved in new tech ideas. Is that you?

Project Acacia is the latest piece of tech brewing in the PaperCut Percolator. We’re working on the next generation of scan to cloud technology.

But we can’t do it on our own.

New year, new version number and an awesome new release

The start of a new year is always an exciting time here at PaperCut. For starters, it means a new series of version numbers for our solutions. As it’s 2018, it means our version numbers will start with (wait for it), 18!

It also means there’ll be a huge new release. And it just so happens that PaperCut 18.0 is here right now! Ready to see what’s in it?

Document security isn’t just protecting against hackers

What would it mean to your workplace if your secrets were revealed? Not by a hacker, but by a humble sheet of paper.

While billions of dollars are invested to lock down business systems from external attacks, information on paper is the often-overlooked and weakest link in any security chain.

These 3 tips will help you secure your print environment.

Cabinet Files incident reveals dangers of poor document security policy

Document security breaches aren’t confined to hackers sneaking through your print server. They’re not even strictly digital. Sometimes they occur through simple human error.

To avoid a leak such as the Australian Government’s ‘cabinet files’ leak, your document security policy must factor in at least four potential security breach areas.

How programming languages have changed over the years

I recently spoke at Linux Conf Australia about the differences between five programming languages developed over many decades. It was a five minute talk, which didn’t give me enough time to do the topic justice.

I found it an interesting enough exercise to warrant exploring more in a blog post, as it’s a handy way to see how different languages work.

Thank you BLI! (and thanks to you too…)

Amazing news! We’re thrilled to announce that PaperCut v17 was named a Keypoint Intelligence BLI 2018 Pick Award winner in the Outstanding Cost Accounting & Cost Control Solution category! BLI‘s analysts said PaperCut MF and PaperCut NG top the charts when it comes to cost savings, all thanks to the amazing features our partners and customers have […]

Saving the environment a workplace at a time

With a name like PaperCut, it’s reasonably obvious where we stand on conserving the environment. From recycled timber in our offices to the development of an environmental guild to promote sustainable business practices, we’re keen on looking after our planet. To keep us focused, we invite speakers into our offices to share the latest environmental […]

How to write XML-RPC clients

The XML-RPC network protocol is popular, small, and lightweight. It’s designed for clients to make function calls to a server and receive the results in a simple and language-independent manner. Recently developed servers will probably offer remote procedure calls based on more modern technology, for example gRPC. However it’s very possible you will still need to […]