Secure Printing

Print security and reducing waste matters. Each year, millions of documents are left sitting on printers, unclaimed, destined for prying eyes or the trash can. When they contain sensitive or confidential information, it’s a big security risk for organizations.

PrinterLogic’s Pull Printing technology secures your print environment by enabling users to send print jobs to a printer and then releasing the job only when they are standing in front of that printer. Rather than using smaller individual printers to address confidentiality, PrinterLogic’s Pull Printing system offers a secure solution for employees who need to print sensitive documents, while retaining the efficiency and low cost of shared network printers.

PrinterLogic frees you from being locked into any one printer manufacturer, and is currently available on all PC, Linux, and Mac environments.


pull printing architecture

Available release mechanisms for Secure Printing include:

badge scanner card Badge/Card Reader Release

Where printers are equipped with a badge or card reader, the end user can authenticate at the printer using their employee badge or CAC/PIV card. For printers without a built-in control panel, a networked-enabled card reader can be used to release all the user’s print jobs.

serverless cac-piv printing flowchart Serverless CAC/PIV Printing

PrinterLogic’s multi-factor authentication system is HSPD-12 compliant. It enables CAC/PIV smart card release on any existing printer without the need for an expensive print-server infrastructure. Documents are digitally signed to ensure non-repudiation.

single job Embedded Printer Control Release

The PrinterLogic control panel can be installed directly on a printer. This enables users to login and release their print jobs on the printer’s control panel using their Active Directory login or a User ID and numeric PIN. These methods do not require additional hardware for supported devices. PrinterLogic supports most printer models, depending on release method.

Browser-Based Release

Any device with a browser can access PrinterLogic’s web app to release print jobs. A dedicated browser in a kiosk near the associated printer can also be used, even for simple printers that do not have a control panel.


With PrinterLogic, you can replace all the functionality that print servers used to provide, while adding many new features that simplify print management and provisioning, reduce costs, and empower users to install printers for themselves—without help desk assistance.


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