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Rob Cheng talks security holes with Scoop News Group's Wyatt Kash.

Two Types of Security Holes – Do you know what they are?

According to PC Matic founder and CEO, Rob Cheng, there are two types of security holes that organizations need to address. Unauthorized Software Unauthorized software is any type of software that you do not want running on your network. This may not always be malicious. For instance, if you issue a mobile device to employees, …

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PC Matic's whitelist holds the keys to protection.

Behind the Scenes of PC Matic’s Patented Whitelisting Technology

Did you know PC Matic uses application whitelisting as it’s core method of malware detection? What is Application Whitelisting? To understanding what application whitelisting is, you must first understanding its alternative. Since the beginning of time {antivirus time, of course} the method companies would use to identify malware was called a blacklist. The blacklist, similar …

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Increasing your cybersecurity posture is imperative in today's digital world.

5 Best Practices For Advancing Your Cybersecurity Position

Cyber threats are continuing to grow, making it more important than ever to make cyber safe decisions while using devices. Here are the top five best practices for advancing your cybersecurity position. Use a Proactive Cybersecurity Solution First, and quite possibly foremost, using an cybersecurity solution that implements proactive measures to block cyber attacks versus …

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New legislation has been proposed in an attempt to increase cyber awareness.

Is Legislation Enough to Increase Cyber Awareness?

After cyber criminals have continuously targeted American businesses and vital sectors, a group of bipartisan House lawmakers introduced a bill to increase cyber awareness. The American Cybersecurity Literacy Act would require the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to create a cyber literacy campaign. The campaign’s objective is to increase awareness. By increasing awareness, the …

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MITRE releases their new framework, D3FEND.

MITRE D3FEND – A New Framework for Cybersecurity Professionals

MITRE, an organization dedicated to cybersecurity, recently released their latest framework, D3FEND. D3FEND is positioned as an offensive approach to cyber crime. Therefore, offering a complimentary component to MITRE’s existing knowledge base of cyber criminal behavior, ATT&CK. ATT&CK & D3FEND Available worldwide, ATT&CK is a free knowledge base of cyber adversary tactics and techniques based on …

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PC Matic Federal team joins CyberScoop's CyberTalks.

PC Matic Federal Team Joins CyberTalks With CyberScoop

Andy Paul, Director of Service Delivery at PC Matic Federal, shared his thoughts on application whitelisting, zero-trust, and filling the holes in security stacks with Dr. Rich Dill of the Air Force Institute of Technology, and Jeff Stone of CyberScoop during their CyberTalks discussion on zero-trust. The Scoop on CyberTalks The trio touched on some …

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The time is now for application whitelisting.

Prevention is Still Lacking – It’s Time for Whitelisting

White House Issues Memo on Cybersecurity Earlier this month, the White House issued a memo to corporate executives and business leaders outlining the five best practices to strengthen their cybersecurity posture to thwart ransomware attacks. Beyond the five steps the current administration is encouraging, there were five more steps to consider. Unfortunately, none of the …

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PC Matic Expands MSP Product Offerings to Thwart Cyber Attacks

PC Matic MSP Addresses Ransomware and RDP Threats with Two New Products It should come as no surprise and managed service providers (MSPs) have had a growing target on their backs. Cyber criminals have found by infiltrating one MSP network, they are able to successfully infect not only that network but that of the MSP’s …

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PC Matic Pro Addresses RDP Threats with New Product

PC Matic Pro Now Offers Standalone RDP Protection It should come as no surprise that businesses, nonprofits, and local municipalities have had a growing target on their backs when it comes to cyber crime. Hackers have found remote desktop protocol (RDP) ports to be an easy access point to infect company networks, effectivity granting them …

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28 Criminal Charges Dismissed After Ransomware Corrupts Evidence

Ransomware Corrupted Police Files, Leaving Evidence Inaccessible In April of 2019, the City of Stuart was infected with ransomware. Ransomware is a form of malicious software the will encrypt, or lock, files leaving them completely inaccessible. From there, the hackers demand a payment in exchange for a decryption key. For Stuart, Florida, that price tag …

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