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What is Print Nightmare? The Windows Print Spooler exploit explained

When is printing not a nightmare? Many SysAdmins and IT teams struggle with printers daily. But this particular Windows Print Spooler vulnerability causes a lot of bad dreams. 

It’s an exploit that means a domain user (once they’ve been authenticated against the remote system) can remotely run code on a Microsoft Windows system as the local SYSTEM user. 

Security patching explained: software updates demystified

Bugs happen in software. We don’t want them to, but they do.

PaperCut is dedicated to ensuring the security of our customers’ data and systems. So, when vulnerabilities occur, we’re quick-smart to develop patches and then spread the good word about needing to update ASAP.

But despite best intentions, security comms usually contain a bunch of buzzwords and jargon. I wanted to break down what some of these terms mean.

What is Log4J and how did PaperCut handle it?

Just when you thought PrintNightmare was the biggest security issue in over a decade, the Log4Shell exploit Log4J happened.

What exactly is the Log4Shell exploit and how did PaperCut respond? I’ve got all the answers and security lingo for you!

7 picks for print and IT in 2022

What does hybrid working, Zero Trust, forest positivity, cloud print management, and the Metaverse have in common?

I merge my love for sports with print and try my hand at calling what the 2022 season will bring for the print and IT industries.

4 ways to fix PrintNightmare with PaperCut

PrintNightmare a challenge in your workplace?

You’re probably looking to solve one of these problems: 1) You need a free alternative to point and print, 2) You want to enable point and print without admin rights, or 3) You just want to get rid of your print server.

Fortunately, PaperCut’s here to help.

Why businesses should still care about GDPR

Faced with the global pandemic, the vast majority of businesses switched to remote labor, at least partially.

Unfortunately, workers are frequently unaware of the significance of data security.

It is more vital than ever to follow GDPR regulations.

School printing’s top 4 security leaks

Schools are home to sensitive information for hundreds of students.

But print security for education isn’t about hackers infiltrating your network.

The 4 most common print security “leaks” in school printing are human errors.

REPORT: The print security landscape

If you want to stay ahead of the game and be your workplace’s “security guru”, I heartily recommend taking a look at the newly published report from Quocirca “The Print Security Landscape, 2020”.

The report looks at the world’s print security landscape (ok, that seems obvious), based on interviews with over 500 IT professionals from around the planet.

To compliance and beyond: PaperCut in the healthcare sector

Healthcare is crucial to our wellbeing, whether we’re treating complaints or simply striving to stay healthy.

It also presents an incredible opportunity to innovate and find new ways to add value in technology, infrastructure, and workflow.

With a complex web of tech vendors, admins, and healthcare workers to support, how can PaperCut make a difference?

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