A recent report from a research company in the U.K. indicates that as many as 2/3 of the organizations in that country that are running Windows Server 2003 will continue to do so after July 14 of this year, when Microsoft officially cuts off support for the twelve year old operating system. Even scary is that almost a fourth (23 percent) don’t even have plans to add security controls to protect themselves from a serious breach when the OS no longer receives critical security updates.
About The Author
Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.