There’s less than a month before two popular Microsoft products lose all support and are no longer protected from security vulnerabilities. One of these is still being used by about a quarter of all computer users and the other is still running processes on many company servers.
When a business is first getting off the ground with just a computer or two, it may seem to make sense to just handle your IT needs on your own. But then, a few more computers get added along with a network to secure, and before you know it, handling your IT is getting more costly than you realized.
It doesn’t usually take a business long to appreciate the importance of partnering with the right IT professional.
In June of 2019, the City of Lake City, FL paid $460,000 to a ransomware attacker to regain control over their email and two other servers that had been taken down by ransomware.