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Headlines: Leading News Stories from February 2024

Here’s what was in the spotlight while you were chasing away the winter chill

Feb 29, 2024 7:00:00 PM


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Like time, the news never stops. Staying up to date with all the goings-on and happenings is, at the very least, beneficial from an educational standpoint—but it can be very difficult to keep up with. Thanks to our News Service (which is updated every business day), we cover everything from print to managed IT to smart workplace and beyond. Here, to provide you with a recap of the month that was, we offer up…



Director Changes Coming to Canon

Canon revealed directorial changes focused on enhancing management, including the appointment and retirement of directors. Set for formal approval in March 2024, the restructuring aims to strengthen oversight by expanding the board to 10 members to leverage broader expertise.

On a related front, Canon Solutions America announced a reshuffling with the elevation of Steven Giuliano to Executive Vice President and Stephen Frank to Senior Vice President/General Manager. These promotions spotlight Canon's commitment to innovation and dedication to developing talent.


Some Ricoh Printers Have Vulnerabilities Detected

Ricoh disclosed vulnerabilities in certain printers with features such as buffer overflow, heap corruption, and memory corruption issues in the PostScript interpreter. An input validation flaw in the SE Menu, potentially allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code, has also been reported. Ricoh listed affected models and provided mitigation details on its website, urging customers to reach out for support.


Konica Minolta Explores Fresh Pathways for Growth with Dealer Partners

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. gathered its mid-market dealers in the Sarasota, Florida area to unveil new technologies and sales strategies. The event carried the theme of “High Velocity” and highlighted digital transformation (DX) through the cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.


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