May 4, 2020
On January 14, 2020, Microsoft stopped supporting Windows 7; the company will no longer provide any security updates to eliminate new security vulnerabilities. This gives cybercriminals the opportunity to hack into production computers with Windows 7 operating systems, increasing the security risk.
A reliable and inexpensive solution is to retrofit a Phoenix Contact FL mGuard security module, which is an industrial security appliance. When the mGuard is integrated into the network upstream of the at-risk Windows PC, it immediately protects the PC with several harmonized security functions.