Your Copiers Are Storing Confidential Information
Discover what you can do about it
All of us copy all kinds of things at work.
Many do not contain sensitive data, but some probably do: organizational financial information, donor information, confidential client data — the list is long. Modern digital copiers and larger networked multifunction printers have hard drives that store data and images of all the documents they copy, print, scan or fax. There are things you can do to ensure your organization's privacy in this little-known area of data security risk.
We hear constantly about data risks from malware and hacking into computers and networks. Far less often, we hear about data theft from copiers or multi-function printers, which are universal in offices.
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