3 Things to do before upgrading to a new operating system

Operating systems (OS) like Windows and macOS normally have an end-of-support date. This is when software developers stop providing support and updates for their OS. For instance, Windows 10 will no longer receive technical support, software updates, and security patches after its OR when it reaches end of support on October 14, 2025.

Once an OS’s end-of-support date is announced, organizations must start planning to upgrade their systems to a newer OS like Windows 11. During this process, organizations need to do three things:

Check application compatibility
Application compatibility can become a problem when migrating to a newer OS. If your business apps aren’t compatible with the new system, you’ll encounter productivity and efficiency issues.

Is Office 365 or G Suite better for your office?

There was a time when Microsoft Office was the office suite preferred by most businesses. Rivals such as Lotus SmartSuite and WordPerfect Office faded into obscurity and Microsoft Office seemed set to rule the business world. Then in 2006, Google released Apps Suite, which contained Docs, Spreadsheets, and other business services that would later be rebranded as G Suite.

Over a billion devices are affected by the Kr00K vulnerability

A team of researchers at the security solutions company ESET discovered a security vulnerability in devices that run on Broadcom and Cypress Wi-Fi chips — two of the world's most popular Wi-Fi chipsets. Called “Kr00K” and tracked as CVE-2019-15126, this vulnerability is said to affect billions of devices, including laptops, tablets, smartphones, routers, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

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