Windows 7 /Server 2008 and Microsoft’s plans to discontinue security patches after January 14 2020. This sets up a challenge for companies as to how to best protect systems in manufacturing.
Learn more about how to best protect your systems in manufacturing OT environments and avoid:
- Not Patching Anyway: In manufacturing, patches are inconsistently applied and hard to track, making it difficult to determine the current risk posture.
- Network Segmentation is Helpful but Insufficient: As with all cybersecurity mitigations, network segmentation is important but insufficient
- Paying Microsoft: Windows 7 and Server 2008 support extension of support will cost you.
- Hope as a Strategy!