Print Security: know your risk, protect your assets
Did you know that unsecured print equals unsecured IT? It’s true. Consider the thousands of potential security threats across an output fleet made up of varied devices and vendors, all of which must be managed separately to ensure they are secure. And each day with an outdated, multi-vendor fleet means an increased risk of security breaches to your organization.
You might not spend much time thinking about print security, yet it should be a vital part of your IT planning process. Assessing devices, network management and document solutions for potential vulnerabilities—and developing a strategy to close the gaps—are important steps in protecting information of all types across the enterprise.
Many organizations are filled with aged, poorly secured print devices. Your best defense is to implement secure access features that restrict who can use output devices using predefined user access controls.
Secure network and
With increased use of mobile devices and the need to support BYOD initiatives, IT departments must strike a balance between providing users with the tools they need to boost efficiency while minimizing the risk of intrusion across networks and connections.
Secure document solutions
Information that is printed on or transmitted through print devices could be your organization’s greatest area of vulnerability because security threats often come from within your organization rather than from outsiders.
Digitally signed firmware and software updates
Access control to device functionality
Physical locks on hard drives and drawers
Out of service
IP address filtering
Secure communication protocols and capabilities
Secure protocol restrictions
Device audit capabilities
Prohibit unauthenticated printing
Contact and contactless card authentication
Print Release solutions
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GDPR and print
Up to 20M € or 4% of revenue
By May 2018,
The GDPR requires that organizations that control or process personal data of EU residents abide by six principles: lawfulness, fairness, transparency; purpose limitation; data minimization; accuracy; retention; integrity and confidentiality
Unrestricted access to print devices
Cyber-attacks on unprotected devices
Unprotected hard drives
Document Imaging Security 2017-18
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BLI names Lexmark a leader in document imaging security
Security Features of Lexmark Multifunction Products and
This document describes the security features and functionality that allow Lexmark devices to be deployed, managed and used in a secure manner on your network.
The full spectrum security story
Lexmark makes security an integral part of all our products to help create not just a safer but a more productive environment for your business.
Learn how Lexmark's solutions-capable printers and MFPs can protect your corporate documents and data throughout your workflow.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Lexmark devices are GDPR-ready, providing multiple, built-in security features allowing customers to meet several aspects of GDPR requirements. The security features are available across the entire product line and include access controls, audit logs and embedded OS protections. Features that competitors are just now integrating into their devices have been standard for many years for Lexmark.