Antivirus Software Will Run
The security industry often criticizes the effectiveness of antivirus software, but it remains a valuable layer of protection. It will be critical for businesses to ensure that endpoint systems still running Windows XP past April 8 are running antivirus software, and that it is fully updated with the latest malware signatures. Nearly all the top antivirus vendors will continue to provide antimalware support for Windows XP PCs. The software should be configured to provide the maximum level of protection on end-user systems.