Customer: R & J Auto Group (Midas)

Industry: Auto Repair

Location: West Palm Beach, FL

Previous Security: None

The system is great, and you can’t go wrong for the price. The value that you get for the price, is just incredible.”

- Ron Katz, President, R&J Auto Group

Wy PC Matic Pro?

Ron Katz is no stranger to IT, having run the IT department for a large auto dealership group for the last 20 years. When it came time to secure the endpoints for his company, R & J Auto Group, PC matic Pro was his first choice. “We have 3 locations, which are Midas Auto Service franchises. We use our computers for our point-of-sale system, looking up parts, and stuff like that,” Ron explained. “We were looking for an all-in-one solution, where I’m able to remote login.”

Installing, Configuring and Using PC Matic Pro

“It was so easy. All I had to do was create the installer, tell it which location I wanted the computer to be under, and that was it. It was a very, very easy process for us.” As the President of a small company, Ron wears many hats, including maintaining the endpoints of all 3 locations. “If I need to do any work on something, I just pull up Margate or West Palm Beach or Home, and it shows all my computers under that location. It makes it very easy to work on.”

After One Year of PC Matic

“What I like a lot, on the dashboard, it shows me the RAM; how much memory is being used. One was showing me that I’m using ‘X’ amount of memory, so I upped the memory to make the machine run even better. So there’s a lot of preventative stuff that it does for me as well.” Ron explained, detailing his favorite PC Matic Pro features. “If something is showing that should not be there or looks fishy, it flags it right away. As far as my machines go, I’ve had, knock on wood, no issues whatsoever with viruses or ransomware or anything like that, coming across our systems at all.”

PC Matic Cybersecurity for Small Business

Protecting Business Owners Computer Networks

Business Antivirus Software, Cybersecurity and Ransomware Protection. PC Matic PRO helps business owners such as Midas to stop cyber-threats such as ransomware and prevent hackers from getting into business computer systems. Application Allowlisting Anti-Ransomware protects busines IT networks, mobile devices, laptops, servers, card transactions, wholesale and retail network endpoints.

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An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a targeted cyber-attack on a business in which a hacker gains access to the computer system and remains undetected for a long period of time until they initiate their cyber-attack. APT attacks are launched to steal or ransom data needed to run the business rather than cause damage to the target company's computer, server or network.

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