Businesses of all sizes are potentially exposed to reputational, legal and financial losses as the result of cyber attacks. The increasing sophistication of attacks and the emergence of insider threats means businesses are in the trenches to balance productivity with the need for privacy and security. One area of the IT environment which is often overlooked is the print infrastructure. Many organizations rely on print to support business-critical processes, which means it can be the gateway to valuable, confidential and sensitive information. Today, many organizations have a larger number of multi-function printers, which can store sensitive information that has been printed or scanned. Newer MFPs's and copiers are subject to a greater amount threats, since they are basically computers with their own hard-drives and a direct network connection.
For many business owners the new year is a good time to set some new goals. Setting these goals requires assessing what went right during the past 12 months and what can be improved on.
Keep in mind that a New Year’s Resolution should be a year-long commitment, not a three-week trial in January before giving up. That means putting changes into place and committing to them for the coming year and beyond. Let's look at a few goals that many companies consider on a yearly basis. Are these on your list?
Topics: Cyber security
In the wake of the big corporate data breaches and social media scandals being reported, small businesses across multiple industries are concerned they may be next on a hacker’s hit list. But lacking the cash and resources needed to maintain a robust IT department, 54 percent of U.S. small businesses, a Ponemon Institute report revealed, experienced a data breach in 2017.
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With hackers combing the Internet for personal information and organized groups literally holding data hostage, you need a dynamic security plan that can adjust and address every new threat as they come on the scene. Here are 7 ways to protect your network: