The Key Point Blog


Carl Schell

On the Verge of 2020, TAG Helps Members Prepare for Further Growth

Though the sessions on security and the cloud carried the most weight, no surprise as they’re two of the biggest topics today in not only the IT space but the imaging sector too, the rest of the program was equally informative.



George Mikolay

Security, Production, and uniFLOW Also Highlighted at Atlanta Event

“The smaller, more intimate setting of our regionalized dealer events allows for more access to individuals that don’t typically come to a larger national dealer event, such as sales reps and service technicians,” said Canon U.S.A., Inc.’s Hiroyuki “Hiro” Imamura.



Colin McMahon

When stories of cyberattacks reach the media, the culprit is often an outside source. Whether it is a foreign government or malicious hacker, organizations are conditioned to seek external threats to data security. This approach, however, misses a common cause of cyberattacks and data breaches—a company’s own employees.



Colin McMahon

Stories about data breaches leaking personal data and damaging company profitability continue to make headlines. Much of the focus in these pieces includes the sophisticated forms of cyberattacks that are involved. For example, the WannaCry attack of 2017 was accomplished with a ransomware worm while the infamous Equifax breach reportedly came from software exploitation.



Keypoint Intelligence

Copiers Northwest and BluZebra Technologies hosted a Lunch and Learn in Vancouver, Washington with HP onsite as their guest speaker. I had the opportunity to listen to what Lindsey Hearst, HP Print Security Advisor had to say. Here’s what I took from this educational session.



Jamie Bsales

New Partnerships Help Further Address a Major Customer Concern

At the One Canon Event 2018 held for press and analysts in mid-February, Canon Solutions America (CSA) unveiled two significant initiatives to address customers’ omnipresent concerns about device and document security.



Rebecca Schiffenhaus

On January 23rd, 2018, Xerox hosted the Xerox Security Summit at the New York Stock Exchange. Understanding that cybersecurity has become essential for MFPs and printers as “always on end-points”, Xerox brought together thought leaders and partners in this field to join Xerox for the bell ringing and an afternoon of cybersecurity conversations. Mike Feldman, Executive VP and President, NAO, Xerox Corporation, opened the event by reflecting on the rebirth of Xerox one year ago, when Conduent became a separate company and Xerox was able to center itself. In this past year Xerox has had many accomplishments, including a huge launch of 29 new devices, growth in ConnectKey and apps, and new devices and inks for production print.