Windows 7 end of life - Don't give cyber criminals an opportunity

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By QBE Cyber Portfolio Manager Erica Constance

The end life of Windows 7 will be seen as an opportunity for cybercriminals, but it also highlights the need for effective patching strategies, according to Erica Constance.

Windows 7 end of life

On January 14th 2020, Microsoft effectively retired its Windows 7 operating system. This means the technology company is no longer obliged to provide security updates for this widely used software, although there is an option for paying customers to sign up to Extended Security Updates.

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