Multifunction products (MFPs) that lack proper security features or are deployed without adequate management policies can pose a significant security threat, both from enterprising hackers and inadvertent data leaks by employees. Fortunately, modern MFPs offer a comprehensive set of features to plug security holes without impairing the productivity of end users, such as encrypted hard drives, hard drive data wiping, properly configured print release, data-loss prevention (DLP) utilities, and definable workgroup- and user-based activity limitations.
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