Epson WorkForce Enterprise MFPs Earn Keypoint Intelligence’s BLI Security Validation Seal
LOS ALAMITOS, CA., September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Epson Americaa global leader in inkjet printing solutions, today announced that Keypoint Intelligence has introduced the Epson WorkForce® Enterprise portfolio of MFP line head printers with a Buyers Lab (BLI) security validation seal for device penetration. Known for device security strength, WF-C21000, WF-C20750, WF-C20600 and WF-M21000 firmware has passed tough test by third-party hacker and passed the rigorous evaluation.
“Our penetration tests are designed to probe the device’s firmware and operating system to determine if there are any vulnerabilities that a malicious actor could exploit to gain access to the MFP and the wider network,” said Explain Jamie Bsales, Director, Office Workflow and Security Analysis, Keypoint Intelligence. “The Epson WorkForce Enterprise series firmware joins a select group that has proven to us that, when properly configured, devices are at low risk of attack.”
Keypoint Intelligence created the neutral third-party security testing benchmark program that standardizes security requirements for output devices and the desktop IoT (Internet of Things). Its device penetration testing consists of a combination of automated tools and manual exploit attempts by certified security experts to scan for potential vulnerabilities in the device’s firmware/operating system, ports, printing protocols, embedded web page, connectivity paths, etc.
“In today’s digital age, device security is a priority for end users who want to ensure their operations are as secure as possible and for partners who are responsible for recommending and repairing devices. solutions,” said Dan MilewichProduct Manager, Enterprise Imaging, Epson America. “The Security Validation Seal is an important milestone for WorkForce Enterprise solutions, assuring partners and customers that Epson prioritizes not only the reliability, flexibility and productivity features, but also the security features that businesses can count.
Epson’s WorkForce Enterprise range of desktop printing solutions, designed for reliability and cost-effectiveness, covers medium to high volume printers and is designed to meet the professional printing needs of large workgroups and departments. WorkForce Enterprise MFPs with Heatless PrecisionCore® are designed to help reduce maintenance and minimize waste and offer outstanding reliability, fast first page out times and security features. WF-C21000, WF-C20750, WF-C20600 and WF-M21000 offer the lowest power consumption in their class1 and significant maintenance cost advantages over competitive laser devices due to durable parts.
For more information on Epson’s WorkForce Enterprise range of multifunction printers, visit: www.epson.com/business-inkjet-printers-workforce-enterprise. For more information on the Keypoint Intelligence-Buyers Lab Security Validation Program, visit: www.keypointintelligence.com/security/.
About Keypoint Intelligence
For 60 years, customers in the digital imaging industry have relied on Keypoint Intelligence for independent hands-on testing, lab data, and in-depth market research to drive product and sales success. Keypoint Intelligence has been recognized as the industry’s most trusted resource for unbiased information, analysis and awards based on decades of analyst experience. Clients have leveraged this mission-critical knowledge for strategic decision-making, daily sales enablement, and operational excellence to improve business goals and increase results. With a focus on customers, Keypoint Intelligence continues to evolve as the industry changes by expanding offerings and updating methods, while understanding and intimately serving the transformation of manufacturers, channels and their customers in the digital printing and imaging industry.
About Epson Business Inkjet
Epson’s portfolio of high-performance business inkjet printing solutions is shaping the future of office printing and setting the new standard for minimal intervention, affordability and low energy consumption. Designed with Epson’s innovative PrecisionCore® Heatless technology, Epson’s revolutionary business printing solutions – from Supertank, WorkForce, WorkForce Pro and WorkForce Pro HC for small hybrid home and office businesses to WorkForce Enterprise – deliver high performance with few parts mobile to exceed market needs.
To learn more about Epson’s portfolio of business inkjet printing solutions, visit Epson.com/BusinessInkjet. To learn more about Epson PrecisionCore Heat-Free technology, visit Epson.com/Heat-Free.
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1 Compared to similarly featured A3 color laser printers and copiers at 45ppm or greater, based on available industry data as of August 2022. Actual energy savings vary by product model and usage. Actual print times will vary depending on system configuration, software and page complexity. For more information, visit www.epson.com/printspeed
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