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User Rank: Ninja
1/20/2017 | 12:26:42 PM
Thanks, nice thoughts!
User Rank: Apprentice
1/19/2017 | 11:30:13 PM
Data loss
There's a Ponemon study that finds 62 percent of respondents said they are "pessimistic about their ability to prevent the loss of data contained in printer mass storage and/or printed hard copy documents." I wonder how many breaches came from something simple yet underprotected such as printers? Also from the study: "56 percent of respondents believe employees in their organizations don't see printers and hard copy documents as an area of high security risk." 

Add people who don't see printers as a risk to the fact that there are still printers that are unsecured or unpatched and you've got a problem. 

--Karen Bannan for IDG and HP

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