Securing printers and print servers is vital in ensuring the security of an organization and their resources. These security configurations should start from the foundation level—the operating system. Then, you can apply appropriate Group Policy Objects (GPO), ACL, and so on to make the printing infrastructure more secure. The process and configuration details are included in the following sections.
An administrator can use the following task list as a starting point for their print server security configuration:
- Operating system type: Use the Windows Server Core operation system
- Baseline security: Create and implement server baseline security
- Print server role feature integrity: Continuously monitor and validate roles and features
- Printer ...