The 2020 Problem

So, the GDPR is in full swing and you’re up to date with your data protection responsibilities.

You might think this could be the perfect opportunity so just get on with work without having to worry about anything else for a while. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but as we all know, life is rarely that easy. Unfortunately, there’s another important landmark looming that all businesses need to know about. In 2020 all of the following software reaches the end of its life:

  • Small Business Server 2011
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Exchange 2010
  • Windows 7
  • Office 2010

End of life software is commonly targeted by hackers. Because they can exploit old vulnerabilities, safe in the knowledge that Microsoft won’t spot what they’re doing and fix the problem. The end of security updates creates huge data security problems.

How do you know whether you’re using this software in your office? This short educational guide has been created to help you check and get ahead of the game.


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