Once again, it's time to analyze the multitude of reports and surveys on data breaches and hacks from 2018. And, unfortunately, the trend for costs continues upward. According to the IBM/Ponemon Institute's 2018 Cost of a Data Breach study, the cost of loss for an individual record rose from $225 to $233.
Windows 7, Server 2008 (and R2), and Office 2010 have been around for 10 years now. Microsoft has completely ended support for Windows 7 and Server 2008 on January 14, 2020. Office 2010 support is ending October 13, 2020. What does that mean for your organization?