Whilst many organisations have implemented policies for protecting confidential data stored on their print devices, the risk of information being leaked from those is frequently overlooked.
Print-related data breaches are experienced by 63% of businesses. Sensitive company and client information is becoming increasingly vulnerable to security threats, and it is clear that printers are susceptible to data leaks also.
The average cost of data breaches within organisations has surpassed €4 million per incident, an increase of 29% since 2013 and 5% increase since 2015. (Source: Quocirca) The ripples go further than the initial fines, with the impact on a company’s reputation and loss of competitive advantage being even more costly.