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Dealing with legacy software — Lisa Lifshitz discusses the risks that organizations take when using outdated technology in her latest column in Canadian Lawyer
In computing terminology, the word “legacy" is used to describe outdated or obsolete technology and equipment still being used by an individual or organization. This is particularly true of software. Despite the increasing prevalence of data breaches (think Equifax) arising from the use of unpatched and/or unsupported software with exploitable vulnerabilities, many companies struggle to see the need to replace/upgrade to newer systems. Whether because of nostalgia, a desire to save costs, ignorance, concerns of business interruption or sheer laziness, there have been countless stories in the press demonstrating that companies and individuals continue to use outdated versions of various critical software programs, including those that connect to the internet.
This article was published in Canadian Lawyer. To read the full article, click here.
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