Na, Na, Na, Na…Hey, Hey, Hey, Goodbye…

Maybe you already know about the change that is coming or maybe you don’t, but either way it is nearing the end of the first half of 2019 and Windows 7 End of Life date is set for January, 14th 2020.

According to Windows Support

All good things must come to an end, even Windows 7. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7.
But you can keep the good times rolling by moving to Windows 10.

Say what?! Hold the phone! Andddd here come the common questions:

What does this mean for my business that runs on Windows 7 currently? Is my company at risk? What is the risk?

Deep breath! Keep calm, we got your answers.

Change is hard, we get it! But your business, in the end, will have to upgrade to Windows 10 in order to stay up-to-date with security. Which could also mean upgrading your hardware all together because your current desktops, laptops or tablets may not support the Windows 10 software. Nonetheless without Windows Support preforming security updates to the Window 7 users means your company’s closest asset is at risk: Data. It also means a potential increase in cyber attacks.

When cyber attacks like data breaches and hacks occur, they can result in devastating damage. Businesses have to deal with business disruptions, lost revenue and litigation’s. It is important to remember that no organization is immune to the impact of cyber crime. As a result cyber liability insurance has become an essential component to any risk management program.

Cyber exposures aren’t going away and, in fact continue to escalate. You and your business need to be prepared in the event that a cyber attack strikes. Whatever you do, don’t SCRABBLE to find the all answers, let us help answer your cyber liability insurance questions today! Click here to contact us!

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