When it comes to IT security, most business professionals today think about their desktop computers — as they should. But our smartphones, tablets and PCs are not the only devices on our networks that can compromise critical infrastructure.
A few months ago, the Distributed-Denial-of-Service (DDOS) attack on Dyn Inc.'s Domain Name Server marked an unprecedented level of cyber intrusion, causing widespread website availability issues throughout the East Coast. This disruption shed light on some of the major vulnerabilities within Internet-of-Things devices, including those that we tend to overlook, such as printers.
Keep reading for:
- a quick video on why you should care about printer security, courtesy of Christian Slater and HP Studios
- key factors that come into play for the overlooked threat of printer security
- what you can do to overcome the risk and secure your printers