End of Life for Windows 7 & Microsoft Office 2010.

If you are unaware, Microsoft made an announcement early last year that they are ceasing their technical support & updates for Windows 7 on 14 January 2020 & Microsoft Office 2010 on 13 October 2020.*

What does End of Life (EOL) mean?: 

EOL simply means that security updates & support are no longer provided, and it is recommended that you upgrade to a newer operating system. If you happen to be one of those affected users, don’t worry, you are not alone, many corporate environments are still on it too. Read on to find out what this means for you and what you can do for your firm. 

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Neglected System Administration Opens Path to Cyber Risks.

The recent unprecedented global viral ransomware attacks have highlighted how negligence in system administration, such as maintenance and preventive measures, can have far-reaching and devastating impacts.

Akin to ship captains, companies and firms have, for the longest time, been focused on bringing on new technology to make their ships sail faster and further while neglecting to keep up maintenance on the actual infrastructure of their ships.

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Why IT Support is People Support

So much of technology rests upon systems – the parameters of security networks in CCTVs and firewalls and antivirus programmes, or the outlines of connective networks through servers, cloud solutions, and workstations. Whenever you consider the paradigm of Information Technology, chances are there is some structural framework of hard technology upholding your environment.

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