PaperCut Blog

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 news.

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 […]

The 12 days of PaperCut

Christmas is the ideal time to reflect on 12 PaperCut MF features that will help your print environment. Of course it is!

And if you’re very good, perhaps Santa will pop a copy of PaperCut into your stocking …

Simple, secure printing … at the library

The modern library is no longer simply a free source of reading literature. Today’s public library provides services for patrons, job-seekers and the community they thrive in. You’ll also find technology services including print and copy and internet access.

This is especially true of Oklahoma’s Tulsa City-County Library.

Get the fireworks ready for the final PaperCut release of 2017!

For our last PaperCut release of the year, we’ve decided to go out with a bang!

We’ve included loads of enhancements, all aimed at improving the user’s experience across a wide range of devices.

Headlining the release is the inclusion of Integrated Scanning on Ricoh Smart Operation Panel (SmartSDK) devices.

Simple BYOD printing … whatever your print environment

The use of BYOD (‘Bring Your Own Device’ for those new to the term) in business means employees want to print from whatever device they’ve happened to bring in from home.

Up til now, that’s been a little tricky to manage from an IT POV. Not anymore though – thanks to Mobility Print now working happily with Mac and Linux servers.

Google Cloud Dataflow to the rescue for data migration

Our team has been using Google Cloud Datastore extensively as a part of our PaperCut Views product. We have found ourselves needing to migrate data from Datastore to BigQuery periodically so we can analyse them better. Unfortunately, the process of migrating this data is quite painful, as it requires manually exporting and importing the data. […]