Rob Cheng, CEO of PC Matic, Recognized as 2019 CRN® Channel Chief

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Sioux City, Iowa, February 11, 2019 – PC Matic, America’s Antivirus, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Rob Cheng, CEO, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. The top IT channel leaders included on this list continually strive to drive growth and revenue in their organization through their channel partners. […]

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A Quarterly Update on PC Pitstop, PC Matic, and the AV Industry

A View From the Top Juniper Research, out of the UK, estimates that worldwide cybercrime will reach $2 trillion in 2019.  Cybersecurity Ventures, an American research firm, estimates that same number will grow to $6 trillion in 2021.  That’s more than the entire economy of the United Kingdom. The first modern day ransomware struck in […]

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PC Pitstop, Makers of PC Matic, Offers a View from the Top

In May, I gave a presentation to security professionals at Yankee Stadium.  Part of my presentation referenced the recent ransomware infection in the City of Atlanta. As I proceeded, I viewed blank faces and not one head nodding.  “Who knows what happened in Atlanta?”, I inquired. No one raised their hand. I paused the presentation […]

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A View from the Top – Rob Cheng

The Prevention Message We entered the channel with Synnex in March 2016.  Shortly after, we inked a consulting arrangement with Gartner Corporation, the largest IT consulting group in the world.  Included in that agreement was a pass to Gartner’s Risk and Security Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.  Thousands upon thousands of IT security professionals from […]

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Rob Cheng, CEO and Founder of PC Pitstop, Recognized as 2018 CRN® Channel Chief

PC Pitstop Founder and CEO, Rob Cheng, Named as  CRN Channel Chief Sioux City, Iowa, February 12, 2018 – PC Pitstop, an American leader in end-point and server security, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has added Rob Cheng, Founder and CEO, to its prestigious list of 2018 Channel Chiefs. The […]

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How To Crash A Cyber Criminal’s Empire

It seems like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.  However, it does require the cooperation of everyone, which can be quite overwhelming. PC Matic’s CEO, Rob Cheng, recently wrote an article featured in Computer World, titled Winning the war on ransomware.  As you read through this publication you will begin to understand […]

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The Ultimate Internet Super Speed Guide

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We’ve been analyzing performance of computers for well over 10 years, and there is another sub system that can impact the performance just about as much as any of your traditional sub systems such as memory and processor. That is your internet connection. In today’s world, you really cannot run your PC well without an internet connection. Even when I am writing an article like this, I prefer to be connected to the internet to do on-the-fly fact checking, or quick synonyms, or whatever. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about your internet connection and how to get the most out of it.

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Email is NOT dead

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If you read the press lately, one would think that email is on its death bed. There are primarily two reasons why people are predicting email’s demise. First, people are using Facebook for email and the CEO, Mark Zuckenburg thought that they might give Google Gmail a run for its money with its Gmail service.

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The Sad Tale of my Broken Sony Laptop

November 3rd, 2010 was a sad day for me. I woke up from a sound sleep, and reached for my trusty Sony laptop at the foot of the bed. The peace from a good night’s sleep was quickly replaced with horror. My beautiful Sony laptop was broken. The screen was almost separated from the laptop’s body and keyboard. Apparently, while I was sleeping, my youngest son, Jesse (1 year 10 months), quietly slipped into the room and started banging on the keyboard.

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