60% of enterprises suffer data loss due to printer security breaches

CISO Mag reports:

According to the security research firm, Quocirca printers which are connected to an organization’s network are the potential vector for cyber-attacks. In its report dubbed Global Print Security Landscape, 2019, Quocirca addressed the potential security vulnerabilities posed by connected printers.

The report highlighted the risks of unsecured printers and also suggested businesses best practices for integrating print into an overall information security strategy. It stated that 60% of businesses in the United Kingdom, United States, France, and Germany suffered a print-related data breach in the last year, which resulted in a data loss that cost companies an average of more than $400,000. Quocirca is a market insight and research firm specialized in analyzing the convergence of print and digital technologies in the workplace globally.

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