Lots of the nasty viruses doing the rounds ride on the back of insecurities in your main operating system and popular software installed, software is developed by humans, humans make mistakes and these hackers make use of these vulnerabilities.
Left unpatched your system could be vulnerable, its tantamount to leaving the key in the door.
Most users of computers don’t give any thought to updates, devices such as phones pester you to update and try to steer you to update at a time that’s convenient for you.
Essentially the more up-to-date your machine is the more protection you should in theory have, unfortunately updates can also break things!
Recently Microsoft released an update that broke printing for a number of our clients and Apple released a new version of their OS that removed the ability to use well know, widely used VPN technology.
To ensure that you are protected enlist the help if your local IT supplier, they should be able to tell you if all your machines are up-to-date within minutes, if not contact Fusion and we can arrange a free trial of our update service to put your mind at rest.