Threat and Vulnerability Management

McAfee Application Control Extends the Life of Legacy Microsoft Windows XP Systems

Provided by McAfee

Category Threat and Vulnerability Management

Type White Paper

Length 2

Publish Date December 18 2013

Date posted March 26 2014


Effective April 8, 2014, Microsoft will discontinue its support for the Windows XP operating system, yet more than 30% of businesses still use Windows XP systems, so they will increasingly have to rely on additional security precautions to stay ahead of threats. This white paper from Mcafee looks at effective ways to block unauthorized applications from running while only impacting system resources slightly in order to extend the life of Windows XP Systems after support ends.

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