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Rogers Q&A: Herjavec Group’s Mark Infusino talks IT security

Rogers Q&A: Herjavec Group’s Mark Infusino talks IT security

To get a better sense of the cyberthreats and solutions facing Canadian businesses, we spoke with one of the country's leading experts. Keeping abreast of cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities is a job that never ends, and the bigger your organization the more ground there is to cover. In addition to possessing assets that are prime targets for cybercriminals and hacktivists,... Read More
December 10, 2018
Threat Advisory: SamSam Ransomware

Threat Advisory: SamSam Ransomware

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have recently issued a US-CERT alert on the SamSam ransomware. SamSam has targeted multiple industries since its initial release, including critical infrastructure.  According to the US-CERT, the SamSam ransomware exploits Windows servers to gain persistent access to a victim’s network... Read More
December 4, 2018
Watch Out For These Top Holiday Cybersecurity Scams

Watch Out For These Top Holiday Cybersecurity Scams

Last year, over 1.5 billion consumers made purchases online, increasing global e-commerce sales to $2.3 trillion USD. This number is projected to rise to $4.48 trillion USD by 2021.  As consumers continue to shop online and increase their reliance on mobile applications out of convenience, cyber criminals are keeping base by enhancing the sophistication of their scams. From shopping to... Read More
Forbes: What The Cybersecurity Of Our Critical Infrastructure Can Learn From The Climate Change Debate

Forbes: What The Cybersecurity Of Our Critical Infrastructure Can Learn From The Climate Change Debate

Contributed by Ira Goldstein, SVP of Corporate Development at Herjavec Group Even calling climate change a debate stirs emotions in advocates on both sides of the political spectrum. The deniers on one side consider the repeated warnings from scientific authorities and government agencies to be no more than hype. Changes in climate are a cyclical feature of the long arc... Read More
Herjavec Group Welcomes Two Additions to Executive Team

Herjavec Group Welcomes Two Additions to Executive Team

Herjavec Group is thrilled to welcome two additions to our executive team: Jennifer Ogle as Chief Financial Officer J.R. Cunningham as SVP Professional Services We are also pleased to announce the promotion of Lewie Dunsworth to Executive Vice President of Technical Operations. Jennifer Ogle joins Herjavec Group as Chief Financial Officer, reporting directly to CEO, Robert Herjavec. As CFO, Jennifer’s... Read More
December 3, 2018
Robert Herjavec and Scott Schober Talk Cybersecurity

Robert Herjavec and Scott Schober Talk Cybersecurity

Robert Herjavec, Founder & CEO of Herjavec Group, recently spoke to Scott Schober, Chief Media Commentator at Cybersecurity Ventures about cybersecurity trends and industry news.  According to Cybersecurity Ventures, cybercrime is the greatest threat to every organization globally. Robert Herjavec agrees, "It's not the single greatest threat to every company, but to every nation." They also discussed: The pervasiveness of cybercrime,... Read More
November 28, 2018
CNN: People Waking Up to Reality on Data

CNN: People Waking Up to Reality on Data

Founder & CEO of Herjavec Group, Robert Herjavec, recently spoke to CNN about rising data privacy concerns amongst executives, and consumers. "We watch big companies to see if they're being hacked and they are - all the time," Robert Herjavec told CNN.  "There are two things driving that - one is the cloud, which makes it easier to access data. Second... Read More
November 27, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: Ransomware Attacks On Hospitals Predicted To Increase 5X By 2021

Cybersecurity CEO: Ransomware Attacks On Hospitals Predicted To Increase 5X By 2021

Healthcare CIOs face an increasingly hostile cyberscape. Los Angeles, Calif. – Nov. 21, 2018 In April’s Cybersecurity CEO column, I explained that manufacturing is the new healthcare. The industry has been under constant attack - from malware like Cryptolocker doing real damage, to insider threat on the rise, to the lack of security controls around interconnected IoT and OT environments... Read More
November 21, 2018
Threat Advisory: Suspicious Scanning Activity

Threat Advisory: Suspicious Scanning Activity

Details Herjavec Group has detected significant malicious scanning attempts across multiple client environments, including entertainment, finance and legal organizations. These scans, mostly targeting web applications and other external facing devices, do not appear to be targeted in nature but rather part of a general, large scale attempt to discover vulnerabilities within networks. Herjavec Group has observed several IPs scanning new clients daily,... Read More
November 7, 2018
Defend against Cloud-Based Data Theft with Identity Access Management (IAM)

Defend against Cloud-Based Data Theft with Identity Access Management (IAM)

Contributed by Lewie Dunsworth, CISSP, CISO, & SVP of Herjavec Group Phishing attacks will soon become ‘so last year’ in comparison to cloud-based data theft. Whether you, as a business, have begun to leverage SaaS-based cloud applications or have started the arduous task of migrating your entire data center, leveraging IaaS solutions, the cloud has become a greater target for... Read More
October 18, 2018