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The print security blind spot

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We are living in the golden era for cybercrime. Theft and extortion against businesses is rife and those that fail to protect themselves effectively risk major financial losses and reputational damage.

As printers have become more sophisticated, better connected and richer in features, the risk of cybercriminals exploiting them to steal companies’ data has grown significantly. 

And more businesses are in danger - the threat of a cyberattack is no longer confined to large corporates with vast amounts of customer data. 

But despite the risks, there is the potential that IT professionals are overlooking print as they focus on securing other parts of their networks.  

Infographic highlighting how printer security shouldn't be overlooked

In our new e-book, we speak to four leading lights in the UK’s cybersecurity industry for their insight on how black-hats are targeting printers, the risks IT professionals are overlooking and the strategies they can put in place to protect themselves from attacks on their printers.

Read The Print Security Blind spot here


i Quocirca Global Print Security Landscape 2019 https://quocirca.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Quocirca-Print-Security-Feb-2019-Final-Web.pdf 
ii Quocirca Global Print Security Landscape 2019 https://quocirca.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Quocirca-Print-Security-Feb-2019-Final-Web.pdf 
iii Quocirca Global Print Security Landscape 2019 https://quocirca.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Quocirca-Print-Security-Feb-2019-Final-Web.pdf 
iv https://www.wired.com/story/pewdiepie-printers-propaganda-hack-brief/  
v Brother and CRN IT professionals survey, May 2019 
vi Brother and CRN IT professionals survey, May 2019 
vii Brother and CRN IT professionals survey, May 2019 

 

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