Security HowTo's

Scanners remember everything

As part of your IT Security policy, you should consider that modern scanners (possibly part of a multi function device) have hard disks which store scanned documents. These hard disks would allow others who acquire your discarded scanner to view your scanned documents.

My suggestion is to remove the hard disk from anything you decommission and either destroy it (the disk) or place it in a safe location for later use.

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