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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The #AWLM movement appears to be gaining traction after a surge in cyber crime.

#AWLM Movement Gains Traction Amidst Cyber Crime Spikes

It’s getting scarier out there. It’s only Tuesday and I’ve read about four different ransomware attacks that led to millions being paid out to the hackers, and resulted in data breaches of the company’s clients. When will the world get it? #ApplicationWhitelistingMatters #AWLM The Key to Cyber Protection First and foremost, I want to say …

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The #ApplicationWhitelistingMovement begins.

Join the #ApplicationWhitelistingMatters Movement

Thank you for being a loyal PC Matic customer.  Your continued support has put PC Matic in the unique position to solve ransomware through application whitelisting.  We are humbled and inspired in your belief in us and our technologies. In April, a public-private task force including Microsoft, Amazon, the National Governors Association, the FBI, Secret …

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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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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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Cybersecurity News Alerts from PC Matic

Microsoft Exchange Release – Users Are Still On Old and Vulnerable Release Versions

Microsoft Exchange New Release is Vulnerable. In mid-March, we issued a guide to the patching of vulnerable versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. The affected versions include Exchange Servers 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019. In mid-April, we took a look at our data to see how quickly users are updating this software to the new releases. …

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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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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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PC Matic with SuperShield

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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