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70% of medical devices will be running unsupported Windows operating systems by January

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The number of connected medical devices being used in hospitals and healthcare organizations continues to grow at a rapid pace, representing a vulnerable surface for cyberattacks.Raising the cyberrisks even further, 70% of devices in healthcare organizations will be running unsupported Windows operating systems by January 2020, according to a new cybersecurity report.Microsoft support for devices running Windows 7, Windows 2008 or Windows Mobile is planned to expire by January 14, according to a cybersecurity report from Forescout, a medical device and internet of things (IoT) cybersecurity company. Running unsupported operating systems poses a risk that may expose vulnerabilities and has the potential to impact regulatory compliance.

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