Patch Manage Tag

Security risks as Windows 7 goes End of Life – key things to consider

'End of life' might be a phrase with not so dramatic consequences for operating systems unlike human beings, but if you are currently using Windows 7, your ears should prick up. In this article, we look at the 'need to know' for Windows 7 users as the product approaches its end of life date, and weigh up the most relevant security risks. What's the deal? One of the most pressing concerns which Windows 7 users have is if they will be able to use their computer with the Windows 7 operating system after the product's official end of life date, which is 14th January 2020. The answer to that is yes, but what should not be ignored are the potential security vulnerabilities which Windows 7 users will be exposed to if they don't upgrade to Windows 10. The official word Microsoft themselves have underlined the importance of upgrading your operating system ahead of time:...

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Windows 10 Version 1803 Nightmares and Why you should Patch Manage

If we had £1 for every time we stressed the importance of patch management alongside any Windows 10 version update, we would be sailing around the Bahamas in a Yacht. But we're not in it for the Yacht - we love helping our Encryption partners and here's another article on Windows 10 Patch Management. Patch management is an ongoing process to help organisations acquire, test and install multiple patches on existing applications and software on a computer or device. As with a lot of Windows feature upgrades, Windows 10 1803 (RS4) has seen many hiccups along the way, from its late arrival due to a blocking bug (1), to certain Surface Pro (2017) owners being hitting with blue screens of death when trying to update to Win10 1803 (2)… which was later found out to be connected to the issue with Win10 1803 being incompatible with Toshiba Solid State Drives (3)… The...

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