New #1 Security Breach: Copy Machine Hard-Drives

I came across this article today about another potential security risk for IT organizations – Copy Machine Hard-Drives.  In this article  posted on the CIO Leadership Network, Arthur Lessard (CISO for Mattell) talks about this risk and the impact - interesting read.

After reading this, I learned, thankfully, that at Intel, we included printers in our ‘no HDD leaves Intel’ campaign and program 3-4 years ago.  As such, if we scrap a printer, we take the drive out first as standard process.

Do you actively manage your copier hard-drives before disposal.  If not, think about it since as CBS Evening News Story points out “Digital Photocopiers Loaded With Secrets