This has appeared in EDD Blog Online; the assumption is that it is important for law firms.
Despite the vital role that networked printing and imaging resources play in the processes and workflows of many organisations, the imaging and printing infrastructure is often an overlooked security vulnerability. In today's office, multifunction peripherals (MFPs) can print, copy, scan to network destinations, send email attachments and handle incoming and outgoing fax transmissions. As such, MFPs have evolved to become an efficient and cost effective method of document distribution and storage and an integral part of the IT infrastructure. However, it is this network connectivity, along with hard disk and memory storage, that means that MFPs are susceptible to the same security risks as PCs and servers.