March, 2011

Undoubtedly, people today are still printing more than they should. For companies, this creates unnecessary printer supply costs and waste. How many times do you walk past a printer and see piles of paper sitting in the output tray or next to the printer?

The 2009 Government Printing Report shows that U.S. federal employees print 30 pages per day, or 7,200 pages per employee, per year. 92% of the people said they print more than they need and they throw away 35% of the paper they print. The interesting thing is that these statistics are true across age ranges and departments. It doesn’t matter if you are in your 20s or 50s. People love to print. The excess costs to the U.S. Federal Government are over $400 million per year. Read More

Social engineering is the art of obtaining confidential information by exploiting human psychology. This is nothing new, but more and more people are using it to steal valuable information from businesses. The easiest technique to use in social engineering is a diversion. We’ve all seen this in movies. Someone diverts a security guard’s attention and the bad guy slips into a building. Read More