Users always seek convenience while doing a job and printing is no exception. Amongst the available
printing methods such as print through driver, pull printing, e‐print, stored job printing, USB printing,
USB printing has been developed as one of the most convenient and preferred way of printing by the
users. The reason for USB print gaining popularity is because user can carry the printable job in a USB
storage device, go to any printer, printer and select which document to print using the front panel and
print. One of the primary attributes that differ USB print to other printing mechanisms is it doesn’t
require internet connectivity. While there are many advantages of USB printing, it carries a
disadvantage of low or no security with it. This abstract discusses about a security problem involved
with USB printing and the solution to address that.
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INC, HP, "SECURE USB PRINTING", Technical Disclosure Commons, (July 20, 2020)