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Two tales why health monitoring is scarily important

Take it from a support manager who’s seen some grisly stuff: when it comes to protecting your print infrastructure, implementing health monitoring should be your top priority.

Sceptical? These chilling tales should scare some sense into you.

*wolves howl, printers jam in the distance*

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 …

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.

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 […]