Month: April 2021

Healthcare Industry Projected to Spend Over $65B in Cyber Security in the Next 5 Years

The healthcare industry has become one of the primary targets for cyber security attacks, and they know it.  Therefore, in an attempt to block cyber criminals from attacking their facilities, the healthcare industry plans to increase their cyber security budgets.  According to the Herjavec Group, in the next five years, medical facilities will spend over …

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CyberSmart with Rob Cheng

PC Matic CEO Rob Cheng has his finger on the pulse of cybersecurity. In addition to writing multiple op-eds appearing in media outlets across the country, Rob is also part of Forbes Business Council. He also likes to drop in on Myrtle Beach radio host, Liz Calloway, and her show. They talk about ransomware and …

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Data exfiltration is a growing concern.

Data Exfiltration Isn’t New, But It’s a Growing Concern

The Lack of Education Data exfiltration is a growing cybersecurity concern. Back in 2017, a blog post on CSO outlined the horrors some parents in small towns were experiencing based on the attacks on their children’s schools. The hackers wanted money. Unfortunately, the schools weren’t paying up. Desperate for a new angle, the hackers reached …

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PC Matic CEO Rob Cheng Named to CRN’s 2021 List Of Channel Chiefs

CRN, a tech news site for professionals, has named PC Matic CEO Rob Cheng to their 2021 list of Channel Chiefs. This list is a group of influencers who are making a difference in B2B. Check out Rob’s feature page. And read about the challenges he faced in 2020 and what he expects for 2021.

FBI Cybersecurity Warnings for Ransomware, Malware & Viruses

FBI Warning: Mamba Ransomware Alert – FBI Issues Alert

FBI Issues Ransomware Warning. Yesterday, the FBI along with the Department of Homeland Security(DoH)/Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) issued a warning. The summary states: Mamba ransomware has been deployed against local governments,public transportation agencies, legal services, technology services,industrial, commercial, manufacturing, and construction businesses. Mamba ransomware weaponizes DiskCryptor—an open source fulldisk encryption software— to restrict …

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Ransomware Gang Emails Victims - Will the #ApplicationWhitelistingMatters movement drive change?

Ransomware Gang Emails Victims, But What Does That Actually Achieve?

Did You Hear? Ransomware Gang Emails Ransom Victims. Maybe you haven’t read it, but on Monday, Krebs on Security reported that ransomware victims are receiving emails from the hackers. Let’s make sure we define “victims” in this sense. The people receiving the emails aren’t the companies that have been breached. Instead, the hackers are reaching …

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Stop Paying Scammers

It seems like scams are everywhere. From pop-ups on websites to texts on your phone, scams come in every form. But you don’t have to be a victim. We’ve given you helpful tips before for how to avoid being a victim of a phishing emails. They’re a great guideline for other forms of scams. Stop …

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