Security Tips: Easy Ways to Protect Office Copiers

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Security is a huge deal in the business world. By taking your customers' information, you are accepting responsibility for protecting that information on your network, your computers, and even your copiers--but the truth is that most companies accidentally overlook the office copier. Today, we're here to give you some easy tips for protecting the loyal copier!

Copier Security

There are all kinds of options for protecting your copiers. From managed print to encryption and beyond, you have a wide array of choices so that you can find out what works best for your workflow and budget. The most important thing is that you remember to include your copiers in all of your security processes, since today's copiers are responsible for so much of your data.

Ready to get started? Here are a few easy ways to protect those copiers!

  • Pay attention to hard drives.

Copiers have hard drives that store all kinds of data, including just about everything you've ever copied. If you lease or rent your copier, it's crucial that you wipe the hard drive before returning the machine.

  • Work with your employees.

Your best weapon in the fight against digital criminals might be surprising: your employees. When you educate them on the risks your copier faces and how to avoid those risks, they can really help you improve security on a day-to-day and even minute-by-minute basis.

  • Let the machine do the work.

Your copier comes equipped with certain security features that can make it much easier to include these machines in your other security processes. Just do your research and understand how best to use those built-in features, and you're all set!

Copiers face a lot of security risks, but protecting them doesn't have to be stressful. Contact us today to find out how!