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A conversation with Chris about security and stuff – part 2

In an earlier post, Chris and I were talking about human negligence as a prime contributor to print security breaches. As in, people leaving sensitive documents lying about by mistake.

Now, I don’t shy away from a little gossip in my blog posts, so I ask Chris if he’s heard any horror stories about human negligence.

A conversation with Chris about security and stuff – part 1

Chatting with Chris Dance, PaperCut founder and CEO, can be a challenge. Not because of his position, mind you – he’s incredibly personable and always up for a chat.

No, it’s more because of his intellect. In a nutshell, he’s a little smarter than me. That’s the facts. Just like I’m a little taller than him, he’s a little smarter.

Here’s how it went …

The key to transforming Earth Day into Earth Every Day

Ah, Earth Day. The one day of the year people across the globe are guaranteed to be more motivated to recycle their plastic water bottle or pick up neighborhood trash.

And why wouldn’t they? Every day, we make a lasting impact on our environment. Unfortunately, it’s not always a positive impact.

So how can businesses have a positive, permanent impact?

Why FabLabs (and Jacques) love Job Ticketing

Product Owner Jacques Groenewald has recorded a demo of his favorite new PaperCut MF feature – Job Ticketing. Job Ticketing solves the workflow management problems facing FabLabs and print rooms.

And oh boy, does Jacques love it!

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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