Section 1 — Introduction
"If you look at these machines as just copiers or printers, you first wonder if you really need security.
Then you realize conventional office equipment now incorporates significant technology advances and
capabilities that make all documents an integrated part of a corporate network that also involves the
Intranet and Internet. Government agencies, corporations and non-profits are increasingly transitioning
from traditional stand-alone machines to devices that integrate these functions and link them to corporate
networks, raising a whole new era of information management and security issues.
Our development of features within Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems are designed to help
prevent data loss, help protect against unwanted device infiltration and help keep information from being
—Dennis Amorosano, Sr. Director
Solutions Marketing & Business Support, Canon U.S.A., Inc.
As the marketplace has evolved, the technology associated with office equipment continues to develop at
an ever-increasing pace. Over the last several years alone, traditional office equipment has leapfrogged in
technology, expanding its functional capabilities, while at the same time becoming an integral part of the
corporate network and the Internet. As a result, a new level of security awareness has become imperative.
Canon's attention to emerging market trends and details surrounding customer security requirements has
driven the development of features within imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems, which has been designed
to help thwart data loss and the potential threats posed by hackers.
White Paper: Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE Security