Security remains a daily focus for many IT departments requiring additional time and resources to stay compliant and safe. A recent article from FierceIT highlights the importance of understanding the possible security threat your printer may have on your business.
Printers today are much more complex than the “dummy copier” they use to be. Today, printer manufacturers have driven the inclusion of web servers, file transfer protocol (FTP) servers, fax servers, huge hard drives, and many other advanced capabilities.
Each and every printer on a print fleet can provide hundreds of vulnerabilities, and many hospitals can have thousands of printers. As such, they must be protected with automated IT asset lifecycle management and continuous cyberhardening.
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