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Protecting your enterprise after another major Windows end-of-support deadline

By Bharat Mistry

Cyber-criminals are always on the lookout for weaknesses in corporate IT systems. Whether these are manifest in human credulity or technical deficiencies, hackers have become past masters at exploiting any chinks in the armour. In this context, the retirement of major software and operating system versions represents a huge opportunity for the ever-agile black hat community. IT security teams should therefore be well prepared for this week’s end-of-support deadline for Windows 7 and Server 2008/Server 2008 R2.

For those companies unable or unwilling to upgrade, however, help is at hand.

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