As we are heading to the first anniversary of the launch of WFC, we have seen significant changes in the way that we work.
Hybrid working has grown significantly which is driving the digital workforce, which in turn drives digital transformation which improves productivity. It is true to say that we no longer go to work but our work comes to us.
Ensuring that an organisation’s data is secure is vital. It always has been, but it’s now more critical than ever. Viruses and hacks are no longer just things that paranoid IT managers worry about; they’re genuine threats to firms all across the world.
It’s not just intangible sequences of binary numbers floating about the air that can undermine a company’s security, though. Printed documents can also go missing and present a genuine risk to the firm that wasn’t looking after their paperwork well enough.
Printer security isn’t something we’ve dreamed up or an industry myth. In fact, a 2017 managed print services landscape report by research and analysis company Quocirca claims that more than 80% of companies questioned in their survey had reported severe concerns about print-related data losses in the past year. That same study goes on to claim that a shocking 61% of firms quizzed reported actual print-related data breaches and losses in the previous twelve months. Scary, eh?
Printer security risks are real in any working environment with shared printing, and the ramifications of losing printed documents can potentially be pretty severe. But don’t panic. There’s a solution.
Firstly, let’s assume that you’ve secured your printing infrastructure and workflows pretty well.