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. 

Vendor resold copier with company’s sensitive data

Almost every office copier and multifunction printer contains an internal hard drive that saves images of the documents that are scanned or printed – and if companies aren’t careful, those images could end up in the hands of criminals.