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Windows 7

Hardening Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 Workstations

Nov 6, 2019 - Workstations are often targeted by an adversary using malicious webpages, emails with malicious attachments and removable media with malicious content in an attempt to extract sensitive information. Hardening workstations is an important part of reducing this risk. This document provides guidance on hardening workstations using Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Microsoft Windows 7 SP1. Some Group Policy settings used in this document may not be available or compatible with Professional, Home Premium, Home Basic or Starter editions of Microsoft Windows 7 SP1.

Quick Wins for your End of Support

Oct 31, 2019 - Every software product has a lifecycle. Knowing key dates in a program’s lifecycle can help you make informed decisions about the products your small business relies on every day. This guide helps small businesses understand what end of support is, why it is important to be prepared and when to update, upgrade or make other changes.

End of Support for Microsoft Windows 7

Oct 31, 2019 - On 14 January 2020, Microsoft will end support for Microsoft Windows 7. After this date, organisations will no longer receive patches for security vulnerabilities identified in this product. Subsequently, adversaries may use these unpatched security vulnerabilities to target Microsoft Windows 7 workstations, thereby increasing the likelihood of a successful targeted cyber intrusion.