Today’s columnist, Eric McCann of Lexmark, says security pros should make locking down remote printers part of their work-from-home strategies. TranceMist CreativeCommons Credit: CC BY-NC 2.0

As IT gets more decentralized because of the work-from-home culture caused by the pandemic, securing connected devices has become critical as organizations continue their cloud transformation journeys.

It’s especially true for printers, which can serve as an important entry point for attackers looking to gain access to sensitive information. Despite the increasing move to digitalization, many industries and teams still rely on printing as a vital part of their business processes, including the legal, healthcare, manufacturing, and logistics sectors.

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