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Windows XP & 2003 Upgrade Essential for Network Security & Compliance

Jordan Arnold

Posted by Jordan Arnold
Tue, Sep 17, 2013


Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, and Exchange 2003 will reach their end-of-life on April 8, 2014, which means that Microsoft will no longer support maintenance, security updates and patches for the systems.

After this date, these systems will lack protection from Malware and Spyware software—hackers are waiting in the wings to attack once these systems become vulnerable. Furthermore, systems running on Windows Server 2003 or XP will no longer be HIPAA Compliant once the deadline hits.

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