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Xerox MFPs Receive Security Certification

Xerox’s AltaLink multifunction printers have become the first MFPs to be certified against the new Common Criteria Classification by the National Information Assurance Partnership.
The new protection profile for hardcopy devices is based on security requirements that have been specified by government agencies in both the United States and Japan. It is intended to protect information processed by MFPs from security threats, and includes stringent cryptography and authentication requirements.

Do you have the Global Mindset Necessary to Lead your Team?

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of Destination Facilitation: A Travel Guide to Training Around the World. Leave a comment on this guest post by Donna Steffey to become eligible to win one of… Continue reading →

How to Seize End-of-Year-Power

End of year conversations carry unique weight. Why not stoke some fires? A forward-facing conversation with you transforms attitudes. A good word from you energizes effort. Baggage: A leader recently told me how… Continue reading →

An Email Invitation to a Forward-Facing End of Year Conversation

The greatest gifts a leader gives are a caring heart, a listening ear, and a forward-facing approach. It’s better to run to the light than splash in the mud. There’s more to people-development… Continue reading →

How Leaders Defeat Insecurity and Build Bold Teams

You produce weakness in others when you exercise power unless you use power to fill others with confidence. You cannot empower people by exercising power over them. The work of successful leaders is… Continue reading →

Xerox AltaLink Devices Achieve Common Criteria Certification

Norwalk, Conn. —  
Xerox’s (NYSE: XRX) AltaLink® devices are the first multifunction printers (MFPs) to be certified by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) under rigorous new testing standards.

Solution Saturday: I’m a Junior Manager but Should be a Director

Dear Dan, I hope you can help me with my question. It is related to the impact of the job titles/ levels in companies while you are negotiating. I would like to hear your… Continue reading →

How to Wake From Sleepwalking and Find Vitality Again

Old sneakers feel like home. Rituals are an oasis in turbulence.  Rituals are stability. But rituals enable you to sleepwalk into the desert. What worked in the past is perilous now. The danger… Continue reading →

How to Keep Going When Hope Turns to Disappointment

Throwing in the towel feels like relief when hope turns to disappointment.  Sometimes the voice in your head says, “It’s not worth it.” Disappointment: Meaningful achievement includes disappointment. Hard-fought battles taste sweet but… Continue reading →

Stop Domesticating Remarkable People

People in the middle are forgettable. Obsessed people are remarkable. Danger: Average leaders want everyone else to be average. Leaders face the danger of domesticating remarkable people. In the process, remarkable people become… Continue reading →