It’s not just mobile devices, servers and PCs that IT needs to worry about when it comes to security. Office printers can create their own headaches – and new printer security vulnerabilities could put businesses at risk, says one researcher.
Printers and other peripheral devices are often overlooked when it comes to keeping systems and software up-to-date. But, back doors that give cyber criminals access to sensitive corporate data are more common than you might think.
Most IT managers are under pressure to do more with less these days. Using less ink, paper and energy is one way to stretch your budget. But depending on whom you do business with, Green IT may also be a requirement. The government now favors environmentally friendly contractors, and many large corporations run sustainability programs [...]