Sharp Solutions Letter “H” Acronyms for the Sharp MFP industry

HCD PP v1.0 Dated 2015 (Hard Copy Device Protection Profile): HCD PP V1.0 (Dated 2015) is a new security profile for MFPs based on the security requirements specified by the U.S. and Japanese governments. It was developed through the industry collaboration with the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) and the International-Technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA). It aims to protect the information processed by an MFP from security threats and includes specifications for encryption and firewalls.

HDBaseT™: The global standard for the transmission of ultra-high-definition video and audio, Ethernet, controls, USB and up to 100W of power over a single, long-distance cable.

HDD (Hard Disk Drive): Most print controllers are equipped with hard drives just like computers. The hard drive is used for spooling (or copying) print jobs from the network very quickly and then storing them until the print engine is ready to print that job.

HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface): An interface that is capable of sending higher quality, uncompressed information to a device, as opposed to its analog counterparts.

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act): Act mandated by Congress (1996) to establish standards for the privacy of individually identifiable health information.

HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol): The underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web and this protocol defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands.

HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure): The encrypted HTTP communication protocol using Transport Layer Security (TLS).

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