Canon and McAfee announced they have entered into a strategic partnership to provide businesses with embedded protection against malware execution and tampering of firmware and applications running on multi-function devices (MFDs). Through the partnership, McAfee Embedded Control now comes as an additional standard security feature on the third edition of Canon image RUNNER ADVANCE Generation 3 MFDs, helping businesses strengthen the commonly overlooked endpoint security.
“Security is among the top priorities of businesses today as cyber threats continue to develop in sophistication,” said K Bhaskhar, Vice President, Business Imaging Solutions, Canon India. He further added, “Our image RUNNER ADVANCE MFDs are highly secure by design, but with the ever-evolving cyber security landscape, we strive to bring our customers the latest in security and innovation. We teamed up with McAfee in a strategic partnership to provide our customers with the most up-to-date security, helping them protect their connected devices and valuable data against today’s vulnerabilities and tomorrow’s unknown threats.”