Each day an enterprise continues using an outdated OS creates security risks that could bring business operations to a halt.
Microsoft’s Windows CE and Windows Mobile operating systems are both at their end of life, with support having ended in early 2020. However, many enterprises are putting off their OS migration as long as possible or resisting the transition altogether. But, clinging to outdated operating systems, such as the Windows operating systems mentioned above, will not only cause your operations to be inefficient, it will expose you to serious and avoidable OS security risks.
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Devices will be vulnerable to inefficiency, will fall short in performance and will be more likely to experience security breaches without patches and software updates.
Devices with outdated operating systems will be prime targets for hackers. Because the devices will not have had any recent security patches, they won’t be able to fight off new viruses and malware.
Not only is your data at risk by using an old OS, hacking and breaches put your partners’ sensitive data stored on mobile devices at risk as well.
If your partners’ data is breached on your watch, you’ll likely lose their business. Further, if a potential partner notices that you don’t run operations on updated software, you run the risk of losing potential business.
If you’re using an outdated operating system, your operations could be compromised. Migrating to a new operating system will help solve your device security issues. Once the transition is complete, it is important that your IT team monitor and implement appropriate security patches, software updates, and any other improvements. This will ensure that you are always operating at your fullest potential.
For a more in-depth look into OS migration and why it’s essential to your mobile device security, download our eBook today or contact our team at Peak-Ryzex to learn how we can help with the process.