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PC Matic Home Security Software UI Updates

PC Matic UI Updates

PC Matic UI Updates. It’s time to freshen up the User Interface with our PC Matic Consumer product. We wanted to lay out all the changes and make sure you can contact Support if you need help. Check out the steps below. Dashboard Default View Reorganized Dashboard New Maintenance Page New Bottom Bar Expanded Header …

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The time is now for application whitelisting.

AV-TEST 2021 Award Best Performance – PC Matic Home Computer Protection

PC Matic Home computer protection best performance award by AV-Test. “In comparing the best protection products for consumer users under Windows, PC Matic Home successfully proved in ongoing laboratory tests that it protects users effectively against attacks from the cyberspace. In doing so, compared to the industry average, the product demonstrated during the entire year …

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Are schools the next target for ransomware?

PC Matic Becomes Partner of K12 Security Information Exchange

Partnership follows announcement of K12 SIX Essential Protections Series, which establishes baseline cybersecurity standards for K-12 educational institutions; Application whitelisting included as one of the dozen standards; PC Matic to support promotion of program and implementation of application whitelisting by K12 member institutions Myrtle Beach, SC – Today, American cybersecurity firm PC Matic announced it has …

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Avoiding Cyber Crime with Cybersecurity

Twelve Tips to Avoiding Cyber Crime this Holiday Season

Guest post by Scott Augenbaum CyberCriminal Tuesday Avoiding cyber crime. Hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving.   I refer to the Tuesday after CyberMonday as CyberCriminal Tuesday.  The following are a number of tips to help you stay safe this holiday season.   I am so grateful that after my career with the FBI I can do …

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Antivirus is Dead PC Matic

Antivirus Is Dead… But The Need For Prevention Isn’t

Last week NBC ran an article essentially calling antivirus (AV) dead. Antivirus prevention is still an essential part of cybersecurity. “Viruses are no longer the biggest threats for most users, particularly now that software updates itself automatically and so much personal computing happens over the internet.” This is the subheading that leads into a lengthy …

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Customers will drop a business that has a data breach. Consumers want to feel safe visiting your online store.

Customers Will Drop a Business Over A Single Data Breach, Study Finds

Consumers Care About Data Security Customers will drop a business after a data breach. For the most part, consumers are willing to happily use brands they trust, until a data breach. B2B information site, PYMNTS.com, conducted a Securing eCommerce study for May of 2021. Some of the key findings included 65% of consumers saying they’ll …

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PC Matic and Clemson University South Carolina Small Business Summit

PC Matic Business Cybersecurity Summit Hosted by Clemson University

On Wednesday, May 12th, Clemson University will host the South Carolina Small Business Security Summit. While this free virtual even bears the name of the university’s home state, the reach is broader than South Carolina. Cybersecurity is at the forefront of the news each day. Moreover, with ransomware rampant and breaches reported weekly, cybersecurity is …

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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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