The curse of ‘end of support’

The curse of ‘end of support’

With a new decade, comes a new software version it seems. Recently Adobe has announced end of support (EOS) for their Acrobat and Reader 2015 versions for April 2020. This means that there will be no technical or security updates for these products from this date, and...
Running Office 365 on Windows 7?

Running Office 365 on Windows 7?

Whilst it may seem that we keep talking about it, we’ll continue to talk about the importance of the upcoming January 20th deadline for Windows 7, simply because the security of your device, and your network is at risk. Microsoft has released a new notification...
Why someone else’s cyber security is your concern

Why someone else’s cyber security is your concern

Recently a story from across the ditch raises an interesting question, are you aware of your supplier’s cyber security policies? And secondly, should you be? The New Zealand Commerce Commission has been left exposed to a security breach from a third party, who had...
Windows 7 End Of Life

Windows 7 End Of Life

On the 14th of January, 2020, Windows 7 will no longer be supported by Microsoft and suffer the same fate Windows XP and Vista did before it. No more security patches, software vendors will no longer support their applications on it and anti-virus and security...
Will your landline work after September 30th?

Will your landline work after September 30th?

Important changes are coming at the end of the month to phone services in Australia. What’s your telephony based upon? ISDN is the primary basis for most telephony (voice and fax) services in Australia, however with the roll out of the NBN this is being disconnected...
Reduce your security vulnerabilities with Windows 10

Reduce your security vulnerabilities with Windows 10

It’s that time of year where you start to see all the weekend countdowns until Christmas appearing in your social feeds, but it’s also a friendly reminder that the end of support for Windows 7 is also rapidly approaching in January 2020.  What does this mean?...