Critical security measures government agencies are overlooking

Kevin Pickhardt

Cyberattacks can happen in any industry, but when a government agency is attacked, the consequences can be especially dire. Such fears recently came to light in Kansas when a cybersecurity firm tested the state’s government security and discovered that a handful of printers accessible on its network weren’t password protected. Using information from a single… [ Read more ]

Healthcare IT: Is Your Internal Printing Introducing HIPAA Risk?

Mike O'Leary

Cyberattacks are dominating the news, and they’re the first thing we think of when HIPAA breaches occur. But there’s another area of vulnerability that flies under the radar of many healthcare organizations: office printing. Breaches involving office printers include remote attacks from hackers looking for network access points, as well as privacy and confidentiality violations…. [ Read more ]

Healthcare Organizations Can Apply Millions in Savings to Patient Care

Mike O'Leary

Believe it or not, printing is often one of the largest expense categories in healthcare. As a result, leaders in healthcare are seeking proven solutions that prevent overspending on office printing, clinical and production printing, and print that is externally sourced. By managing print with help from Pharos, healthcare organizations are able to re-direct millions… [ Read more ]

Pharos Uniprint Featured in Sharp’s Partner Spotlight

Brandon Heffernan

Sharp USA recently featured Pharos in the Partner Spotlight of their June 2018 newsletter. The article emphasizes Uniprint, our print management software for higher education. Sharp also recently announced a new iMFP connector for Uniprint, which enables secure print release and tracking of all copy, print, fax and scan jobs. This software supports the latest… [ Read more ]

Improving Document Security & Savings in Healthcare

Mike O'Leary

In healthcare organizations, something is consuming millions of operational dollars but not receiving proper attention, and this lack of awareness not only prevents the achievement of real savings, it also increases the risk of security breaches. Healthcare providers and payers have an important opportunity that too often goes unrecognized. While most professionals express concern about… [ Read more ]

Has Your Company Secured These Overlooked Attack Vectors?

Kevin Pickhardt

If you’re a business leader, you’ve heard, read or thought about it more than you probably want to: the ceaseless war to protect your company’s network and data from a hacker underworld that’s increasingly sophisticated and ambitious. Major breaches are a PR nightmare that no company wants to experience. Recall when ride-sharing giant Uber belatedly… [ Read more ]

3 Data Security Risks Your Company May Be Overlooking

Kevin Pickhardt

[From Entrepreneur.com…] Most of us hadn’t even had time to violate our New Year’s resolutions when on January 3rd, the bombshell news of a major security flaw was found inside Intel processors, affecting millions of computers regardless of the operating system they were running. As CEO of a software solutions company supplying Fortune 100 and… [ Read more ]

A New Era of Secure Pull Printing

Kevin Pickhardt

Every Pharos customer for the past twenty-five years has agreed on one thing: they want to make printing more efficient, more secure, and more user-friendly. The single best action an organization can take to accomplish these goals is to change their printing workflow from push (printing directly to specific devices) to pull printing, where people… [ Read more ]

One Technology to Improve Security and Reduce Expenses

Mike O'Leary

You probably don’t give much thought to your organization’s office printing expenses. It’s not sexy, and it’s perceived by many people as “free.” However, you might want to think twice about this. For many companies, printing is one of the highest ongoing expense categories. Office printing costs often fly under the radar because the true… [ Read more ]

Print Management Technology: A Reality Check

John Stewart

It has been hard to miss the recent news story surrounding Reality Winner, the curiously named twentysomething NSA contractor who confessed to being the source of a leaked classified document concerning Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election.   What is easier to miss is the method used to abscond with the classified information. Unlike… [ Read more ]