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Is your Printer Secure? Office Systems of Texas can help!

Survey on security of printers/MFPs

  • published by Spiceworks
  • printer is 68% more likely to be source of breach now than in 2016
  • 22% of IT professionals currently are aware that printers pose a security risk
  • Printer/MFP security practices currently in place:
    • 42% = document security
    • 40% = network security
    • 39% = access control
    • 31% = device security
    • 30% = security monitoring
    • 28% = data protection
  • Security steps taken with printers/MFPs
    • 25% = closing unused ports
    • 25% = enabling the “sent from” feature
    • 25% = securing printer repair access
    • 24% = implementing pull printing
    • 21% = routinely erasing hard drives
    • 42% = user authentication
    • 34% = encrypt data in transit
    • 27% = role based access control
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