Running Windows XP means you are non-compliant and open to liability

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will not release any security patches for Windows XP, which will effectively make it non-compliant with HIPAA / HITECH.

 

By Jeffrey Brady

Information Technology Pros in the healthcare industry may want to get a head start on their spring cleaning. Microsoft extended support for Windows XP ends on April 8, 2014. After this date, Microsoft will not release any security patches or updates for Windows XP. This will effectively make Windows XP non-compliant with HIPAA / HITECHafter Microsoft support ends.

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Updated: November 18, 2013 — 3:02 pm

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