IT guys busy all the time even though at home and therefore sometimes they might forget somethings. There are 2 big things being happen at the end of this month. Heads up that PCI-DSS version 3.1 will be obsolete at the end of the month (31st Jan 2018). The version 3.2 will be effective on 1st Feb 2018.For more details, please refer below url for reference.
PCI DSS 3.2 – Important January 31, 2018 Deadline & Clarifications
On the other hand, an official announcement on 2017 told that China moves to block internet VPNs from 2018. Will China block access to all personal VPN services by Feb 2018? For more details, please refer below url for reference.
Article Claims China Will Block VPNs This Week, Causing Confusion