Why Zero Trust Networks Are a Growing Trend

Summary: The security strategy of zero trust has been growing rapidly in recent years, as more corporate enterprises abandon traditional network configurations that rely on perimeter security. In today’s world of lockdowns, health anxiety, remote workers, increasing cybercrime, and too many unknowns to count, zero trust will likely emerge as the new standard for corporate… [ Read more ]

Sentry Print: Secure Cloud Printing for All Environments

Team Pharos

Pharos is proud to announce the latest update to Sentry Print! Sentry Print is an important part of Beacon, our line of cloud print management services. It provides true cloud secure printing for any corporate network—even zero trust networks, which are rapidly growing in adoption. IT managers can reduce or even fully eliminate their print… [ Read more ]

Touchless Printing: Limit Contact with Shared Surfaces

Christina Laniak
April 2020

You know those multi-function devices in your office that enable you to print, copy, scan and email your documents? They all have buttons or touch panels that get a lot of use. In some businesses, employees use a printer 3-5 times per day. That adds up to a lot of contact with “high-touch” surfaces, which… [ Read more ]

Pharos Systems and Cranel Announce Strategic Partnership

Pharos Systems and Cranel are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will enable Cranel to distribute Pharos print management solutions through their extensive network of value-added resellers (VARs) and office equipment dealers (OEDs). This agreement makes Cranel the primary distributor of the Pharos Cloud printing platform to the VAR and dealer market and the… [ Read more ]

How This Fortune 100 Company Has Saved $61 Million and Counting

By Scott Holdraker

Enterprise Print Management Case Study Over an 8-year period, Pharos has helped this large property & casualty insurer save more than $61 million. This number continues to grow as we work with this major brand to continually optimize printing operations, improve processes and network security, drive down print volume and costs, educate employees about mindful… [ Read more ]

Campus Printers: A Major Security Risk in Disguise

Ben Bowen

[This Pharos article was originally published on LinkedIn] In June 2017, universities around the United States received a nasty surprise when mysterious print jobs claimed a bomber had planted explosives across their school campuses. Although the threat turned out to be fake, the hacker’s ability to compromise university printers was obviously real — and that… [ Read more ]

Managing Student Printing with Pharos

By Buz Grover
Associate Director,
George Mason University

Print Management Case Study George Mason University, Virginia’s largest and most diverse public university, found itself at a crossroads. Print management had become such a specialized field, our in-house effort was unable to effectively keep up with current best practices for printing efficiencies. This led to bad user experiences and overwhelmed support staff. The GMU… [ Read more ]

Pharos Recognized for Office Print Security Expertise

Brandon Heffernan

Pharos was recently recognized for office print security expertise in Inc magazine and ReadWrite. The article in Inc is titled Too Much, Too Fast: How to Survive High-Speed Startup Growth, by author and CEO Rhett Power. He explores the challenges of rapid growth and how entrepreneurs can successfully navigate those challenges. Keeping costs under control… [ Read more ]

3 Ways Cloud Services Can Improve Information Security

Kevin Pickhardt

[This is a snippet of a Pharos article featured in Entrepreneur] In November 2018, people took to Twitter to post pictures of a bizarre message regarding a YouTube popularity contest. As it turned out, thousands of internet-connected printers across multiple countries had been hacked—each delivering the same unsolicited printout urging people to subscribe and spread… [ Read more ]

How to Secure Your Office Printing Infrastructure [Webinar]

Kevin Pickhardt

Printers might not leap to mind when you think about the most high-risk security targets. As experts in the print industry, we know the threat is greater than many people think. There have been several recent incidents in the news on printer-related security breaches. Most likely, there are many more such security events that never… [ Read more ]