Just like 2020, the end of support for Windows 7 is fast approaching and many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are making the transition to Windows 10. For some, using this new operating system (OS) may seem scary at first, but what they need to understand is that Windows 10 is faster and more efficient compared to Windows 7. This OS comes with a variety of features that can help you and your employees be more productive in the coming year.
With 2019 coming to a close, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are starting to craft their new year's resolutions for 2020. The new year will allow you to address issues in your business that you never got around to doing. This may include taking advantage of the newest technology trends, focusing more on your customers’ needs, or finding ways to make your employees more productive.
Every day, cybercriminals are coming up with ingenious ways to break through your organization's network security to steal valuable information. In a recent study done by Microsoft, around 300 fraudulent sign-in attempts are done by cybercriminals each day to gain illegal access to Microsoft cloud services.
Is your business still running on Windows 7? If so, you should be aware that in a few months Windows 7 will officially come to an end. By January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide technical support, software updates, and security patches for Windows 7.
If you continue using Windows 7 for your business, you’re putting your company at risk because without security updates and any form of network support, the chances of your computers being hacked significantly rises.
When Windows 7 reaches its end of support date on January 14, 2020, all technical support, software updates, and security patches will no longer be available for the operating system (OS). This means that any device running on Windows 7 will become vulnerable to cyberthreats such as malware, phishing, and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, among others.
Bring your own device (BYOD) policies have become beneficial not only to employees but also to business owners. Not only do these allow users to finish tasks from a device they own, but companies also save money by eliminating the need to buy equipment.
There’s been a lot of talk online about the impending demise of the Windows 7 operating system (OS) on January 14, 2020. After 10 years of support, Microsoft is finally pulling the plug on Windows 7 and recommending users to upgrade to more modern systems like Windows 10.
F1 Solutions has been proactive in getting users in North Alabama to move away from Windows 7 through our extensive upgrade services.
You’ve heard of the classic phishing attack where cybercriminals send rogue emails purporting to be from legitimate entities such as large corporations and government agencies. You may have also heard of hackers using voice calls and text messages to victimize more unsuspecting users.
In a world where technology is rapidly evolving and cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to steal data from unsuspecting victims, cybersecurity awareness has never been more important. You never know when your employees will come across phishing or malware attacks, so it's a good idea to regularly conduct security training sessions.
It takes just one click on a rogue link, or a press of the Enter key for your company’s sensitive data to be stolen by hackers, and use the information for identity and financial theft. And it’s not surprising why these events happen so suddenly — your employees are susceptible to security breaches.