New Jersey law would require companies to erase copier hard drives

Like any computing device, most copiers, printers and scanners contain hard drives that save documents after they’re processed. And, like other computing devices, they can be hacked, and those documents can be stolen by cybercriminals. 

Securely dispose of old PCs: 5 key steps

IT departments typically focus on keeping computers secure while they’re in use – but mistakes made when machines are recycled can lead to big security breaches, too.

Canon warns about copier security risk

A few weeks after the information security threat posed by copier hard drives became big news, one manufacturer has spoken publicly about the issue.

First USB 3.0 drives arrive

Vendors have started releasing external hard drives that use the new SuperSpeed USB 3.0 standard — and reviewers of those devices are impressed.