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More Than Half of SMB Devices Run Outdated Operating Systems

New research by Alert Logic highlights common issues putting small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) at risk of cyberattacks. The survey found that two in three (66%) SMBs still rely on operating systems that are no longer supported or will cease to be supported within the next 6 months (Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Server).

Many SMBs are also failing to properly configure their environment and to keep their systems patched. In fact, the study shows that 3 out of 4 (75%) unpatched flaws found in SMB networks are over a year old.

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