Your copier is no longer performing as well as it should. It’s now years old, out-of-date, and it’s time for an upgrade. So you call up your copier service provider or a recycling service for responsible and environmentally friendly disposal and it’s replaced.
All good, right? Well, maybe not quite.
We’re all aware of the obvious security threats to our information – viruses, data breaches, data leakage in the cloud, simply losing information (or entire laptops), and many others. However, there are less-obvious security issues confronting businesses daily.
One of these could be your copier. For many of us, we understand that the copier of today is not the same as the one we used to copy notes and articles in college 20 plus years ago. You know your office copier doesn’t just copy, but also prints, scans, and faxes. What you probably haven’t thought through though is the security implications of your copier now being digital. Of course, it’s the digital construction of your copier that enables it to perform those functions. While it’s doing so, the hard drive in the copier is going old school and “makin’ copies” with every action – recording this information.Read More