Security Essentials is designed as an anti-virus and anti-malware solution for home users, so most businesses won’t be affected – although some small businesses have been relying on it to protect their computers. What this does mean is if you have employees who work at home on their XP systems and use them to connect to your network, those computers are going to become very vulnerable after the cut-off date.
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.