Does Your Organization Have a Print Security Policy?

Mike O'Leary

Mike O'Leary Mike O'Leary

Vice President | Strategic Accounts

MIKE HAS A LONG HISTORY of working with companies to help them solve their unique problems, and his passion for this work has only increased over time. Mike also enjoys fishing, camping, boating, spending time with his daughters, and coaching baseball.

“My consulting experiences have focused on analysis, determining the best solutions, and then helping clients to implement those solutions. Pharos is all about discovery and change management. It's a match made in heaven. ”

Not everyone thinks about printers when it comes time to create or reevaluate security policies. However, to avoid cracks in the foundation of your organization’s network security, it’s important to implement policies and procedures for the print infrastructure across the enterprise to keep it secure and your systems protected.

The other facet of print security is the protection of confidential information. It’s not uncommon for people to carelessly print documents that contain sensitive information intended for certain eyes only.

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How many times have you seen documents left sitting on or near a printer? This is why a comprehensive print security policy must include measures that ensure document confidentiality.

Deploying technology that forces employees to enter their network credentials at office printers before they can receive their documents — called secure pull printing — eliminates piles of forgotten documents and prevents sensitive information from being accessed or picked up by passersby. This is especially beneficial in the financial and healthcare industries, where sensitive information is handled routinely.

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