Windows XP is Coming to an End: How to Stay Secure Before You Migrate

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Windows XP is Coming to an End: How to Stay Secure Before You Migrate

  1. 1. Windows XP is Coming to an End: How to Stay Secure Before You Migrate Chris Merritt Director of Solution Marketing
  2. 2. Introduction 2
  3. 3. Background • Microsoft Windows XP End of Support is April 08, 2014 (146 days) • Estimated 200M Enterprise WinXP Machines Worldwide » 96% of US schools still running XP » 72% of PCs in China still running XP • Impact on Compliance » FFIEC guidance – … identify, assess, and manage these risks to ensure that safety, soundness, and the ability to deliver products and services are not compromised. » PCI-DSS v3.0 – Ensure that all system components and software are protected from known vulnerabilities …. • Impact from Supply Chain 3
  4. 4. Windows XP Usage 4 PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL - NOT FOR PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
  5. 5. Windows XP Infection Rates 5 PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL - NOT FOR PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
  6. 6. Windows XP Infection Rates 6 PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL - NOT FOR PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
  7. 7. Strategy 0 – Ignore Plan: • Ignore EOS and Carry On Pros: • Reduced Cost / Effort (for now) Cons: • Pwnage is Certain • More Expensive Long-Term Source: http://joshblackman.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/bird.jpg 7
  8. 8. Strategy 1 – Isolate Plan: • Isolate WinXP boxes Pros: • Reduced Cost / Effort Cons: • User Productivity Hit • Physical Attack Vector Source: http://www.ida.liu.se/~g-robek/images/linguistics-AnechoicChamber_id.jpg 8
  9. 9. Strategy 2 – Extend Plan: • Get Premier Support from MS for WinXP boxes Pros: • Push Off Migration Cons: • Expensive • No Native OS Security Improvements Source: http://erstarnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/stack-of-money.jpg 9
  10. 10. Strategy 3 – Bandage Plan: • Apply AV Bandaid Pros: • Push Off Migration • Better than Nothing Cons: • Pwnage is Certain • More Expensive Long-Term Source: http://jet-computing.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/patch-bandaid.png 10 PROPRIETARY & CONFIDENTIAL - NOT FOR PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION
  11. 11. Strategy 4 – Replace Plan: • Rip and Replace WinXP [from OS only to entire box] Pros: • Latest & Greatest Cons: • Time / Cost / Effort • End User Disruption 11
  12. 12. Other Options • Windows 7 XP Mode • Virtualization … » with Microsoft MED-V » with VMware or Citrix • … Source: http://www.cfpayne.com/images/buyPrints/Pleading-With-Computer.jpg 12
  13. 13. Strategy 5 – Lockdown Plan: • Add Application Whitelisting Pros: • Keep Existing Systems • Prevent Unwanted Change • Prepare for Wider Use Cons: • Still on WinXP • Requires Some Planning [time / cost / effort] 13
  14. 14. Application Whitelisting Applications Malware Known Authorized Un-Trusted • Operating Systems • Business Software 14 • Viruses • Worms • Trojans Unknown Unauthorized • • • • Games iTunes Shareware Unlicensed S/W • • • • • Viruses Worms Trojans Keyloggers Spywares
  15. 15. More Information Surviving WinXP EOS https://www.lumension.com/windows-xp » Whitepaper – learn how to stay secure before, during and after your migration » Free Application Scanner – discover all the apps being used in your network Whitepapers » NSS Labs – Improving Windows Client Performance and Security: Impact Comparison of AC and Traditional AV https://www.lumension.com/resources/freecontent/improving-windows-clientperformance-and-security.aspx 15 Get a Free Trial of Lumension Application Control https://www.lumension.com/ application-control-software/free-trial.aspx
  16. 16. Global Headquarters 8660 East Hartford Drive Suite 300 Scottsdale, AZ 85255 1.888.725.7828 info@lumension.com

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