Still using XP: at risk, but not alone

Jun 18, 2015

Despite Microsoft removing support for Windows XP over 12 months ago, 17% of desktop internet traffic still comes these machines, making it currently the second most popular operating system behind Windows 7.

Of course, using any outdated software with an interface to the outside world is always going to expose you to security risks, however, in the May 2014 edition of HACKsight, our cyber security monthly newsletter, we identified a number of pragmatic measures that would help to mitigate those risks if migration projects were proving more expensive or time consuming than hoped.

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Since 2001, we have been helping organisations to develop, maintain and grow their cyber security and information investigation capabilities, increasing their overall trust in the systems that they operate, the information that they hold and the people who have access to it.

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