Adding printers to your security planning
When talking about secure printing, two issues arise—securing a printer as a network device and then restricting access to the papers that get printed. Printers and copiers are no longer just dumb devices.
“It wasn't that long ago where we had separate printers and the only thing a copier was connected to was the power supply,” said Weilerstein, an analyst with Gartner. “Today they have an increasing number of functions, are connected to the network, and might also be connected to the phone line.”
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