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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.

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 news.

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.

Avoiding an expensive data leak

The new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in the EU highlight the responsibilities all organisations have to protect customer data.  In the EU, penalties for leakage of personal data are increasing a hundredfold and other jurisdictions are likely to follow suit. The printed document is the oldest source of data leaks, and protection of printed […]

Mobility Print is now supported by offline Site Servers

The simplicity and versatility of Mobility Print is now supported with the seamless failover of Site Servers. Not only can users have choice and freedom to print from whatever device is at their disposal, SysAdmins can have the confidence that their Mobility Print network will be always available when using Site Servers. Extending the integration […]

Restrict printer access through Mobility Print based on subnets

With the use of subnet filtering, you can now restrict which printers are available for each subnet at your organization. Mobility Print allows printers to only be made available to specified groups or users. So in a college, for example, you might have all student devices on a different subnet to the staff devices, and want each of these […]

Added security through Mobility Print with per job authentication mode

For customers using Mobility Print with either PaperCut NG or PaperCut MF, you can now quickly and easily set the printer authentication mode for each individual printer . By default, the authentication mode is set to “per device”, which means users details are remembered for the device they are printing from. However by clicking on the Select […]

Project Banksia update – 23 January

Welcome to this week’s installment of the Project Banksia Blog with the notable improvement that this is now actually a blog and not an email! Thanks Jack! Since this blog now may be reaching a new audience, it’s probably a timely reminder that we’re rolling updates to Project Banksia installations automatically. As long as the […]