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Konica Minolta MFPs exceed industry standards for cybersecurity compliance

Konica Minolta has announced the results from penetration testing on its bizhub i-Series multifunction printers, conducted to ensure the product line is compliant with the highest data privacy and endpoint security standards. The bizhub i-Series features multiple next-generation technologies, including solid-state storage, a new code base, firmware and integrated cloud services. No vulnerabilities were found during recent tests performed on the devices by NTT DATA, an internationally respected IT services provider, and the Security division of NTT Ltd.

 Network-connected devices offer end users tremendous opportunities for collaboration and ease of use. Unfortunately, those same endpoint devices are attractive targets for hackers. By exploiting a security vulnerability in a connected device, a skilled hacker can expose an entire network to data theft, business disruption and financial turmoil.

Konica Minolta puts its products through rigorous internal cybersecurity tests to protect their systems and ensure they meet PCI, HIPAA, FERPA and GDPR compliance requirements. But to further assure customers that the printers exceed industry standards for cybersecurity compliance, Konica Minolta invested in an extra layer of threat protection — penetration tests provided by NTT DATA and the Security division of NTT Ltd.

Konica Minolta provided a line of its multifunction printers and their source code to NTT DATA for penetration testing. After spending approximately 80 hours trying to hack into the devices, NTT DATA engineers did not find any major security vulnerabilities. These results fortify Konica Minolta’s reputation for offering secure products and helps drive the product line’s success.

About NTT DATA

NTT DATA – a part of NTT Group – is a trusted global innovator of IT and business services. It helps clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, digital & IT modernization, and managed services. NTT DATA enables them, as well as society, to move confidently into the digital future. NTT DATA is committed to its clients’ long-term success and combines global reach with local client attention to serve them in over 50 countries around the globe. Visit nttdata.com.

 About Security and NTT Ltd.

Security is a division of NTT Ltd. It helps clients create a digital business that’s secure by design. With unsurpassed threat intelligence, it helps clients predict, detect, and respond to cyberthreats, while supporting business innovation and managing risk. With a global network of SOCs, seven R&D centres, and over 2,000 security experts, it handles hundreds of thousands of security incidents annually across six continents. It is also a leading advisor for application security with a comprehensive platform powered by artificial and human intelligence. The Security division ensures that resources are used effectively by delivering the right mix of Managed Security Services, Security Consulting Services, and security technology.

For more information on Konica Minolta please visit: www.konicaminolta.co.uk

 About Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd

Konica Minolta’s innovations help businesses to shape the future, today, changing the way people conduct business and use technology to work smarter, faster and better. As a leading Smart Data and Digital IT Services company, we meet the changing needs of customers with our Digital Print, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality solutions.

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