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Herjavec Group Now Certified With EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Herjavec Group Now Certified With EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Herjavec Group is thrilled to announce that we have been certified with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA).  The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, proposed in collaboration by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission, ensures that companies comply with data protection requirements for the transatlantic transfer... Read More
July 11, 2019
Vote Melissa Zicopula, HG VP Managed Services, for Inteligenca’s 2019 Woman Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Vote Melissa Zicopula, HG VP Managed Services, for Inteligenca’s 2019 Woman Cybersecurity Leader of the Year

Herjavec Group is thrilled to announce that Melissa Zicopula, VP Managed Security Services, is a finalist for the Woman Cybersecurity Leader of the Year award. The Cybersecurity Women of the Year Awards, by Inteligenca, celebrate the amazing women in cybersecurity that break barriers, drive research, influence legislation, and are dedicated to a safer digital ecosystem. Melissa had a successful career... Read More
June 24, 2019
Herjavec Group’s Threat Summary Analysis – Q2 2019

Herjavec Group’s Threat Summary Analysis – Q2 2019

Herjavec Group’s Threat Management Team leverages this Quarterly Threat Summary to provide an overview of the most common threats and vulnerabilities seen in customer environments in recent months. While Phishing, Ransomware, Crypto-Jacking and IoT Vulnerabilities were prominent in 2018 and the early months of 2019, we have seen a recent uptick in Business Email Compromises, Credential Stuffing, and Web Application... Read More
June 20, 2019
Cybersecurity CEO: My 3 Tips For Presenting In The Boardroom

Cybersecurity CEO: My 3 Tips For Presenting In The Boardroom

How to effectively engage C-suite executives in your presentations – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Jun 19, 2019 We all recognize that a cyber breach can significantly impact an organization’s reputation, and valuation. If you’re heading into the boardroom to deliver a presentation on cybersecurity to C-suite executives, then you’d better be ready to speak their language. To start,... Read More
June 19, 2019
Threat Advisory: New Vulnerability Affecting Exim Servers

Threat Advisory: New Vulnerability Affecting Exim Servers

A critical remote code execution vulnerability is actively being scanned for and exploited across the Internet. Known as "Return of the WIZard", the vulnerability (tracked under CVE-2019-10149) affects the Exim mail transfer relays (versions 4.87-4.91), which currently operate on more than half of all mail servers on the Internet. The vulnerability was exploited as early as June 9, 2019. While... Read More
June 13, 2019
How To Prevent and Manage a Ransomware Attack

How To Prevent and Manage a Ransomware Attack

A new organization will fall victim to ransomware every 14 seconds in 2019, and every 11 seconds by 2021 (Cybersecurity Ventures). Ransomware is constantly evolving and as long as adversaries can keep up with the latest defense tactics, the result is always the same. When infected by ransomware, users get a message informing them, “Your files have been encrypted”, followed... Read More
June 6, 2019
Herjavec Group Recognized as a Strong Performer on the Forrester Midsize Consulting Wave

Herjavec Group Recognized as a Strong Performer on the Forrester Midsize Consulting Wave

Herjavec Group is thrilled to announce our placement on the Forrester Midsize Consulting Wave. We have been recognized as a Strong Performer.   Herjavec Group’s strengths in privacy consulting, and assessment services (current state, social engineering, pen testing) were called out within the analysis. Herjavec Group also has a proven track record in PCI Compliance as a PCI Qualified Security... Read More
May 30, 2019
Cybersecurity CEO: Recognizing Incident Response as the Emergency It Is

Cybersecurity CEO: Recognizing Incident Response as the Emergency It Is

The industry is moving from an IT-centric model to crisis centric incident response. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – May 21, 2019 The old “IT” way of responding to security incidents with the CIO standing over your shoulder asking, “Is it fixed yet?”, is long gone. We’ve seen a drastic change in how enterprises today are speaking about incident... Read More
May 21, 2019
Threat Advisory: Remote Desktop Services Vulnerability

Threat Advisory: Remote Desktop Services Vulnerability

This week, Microsoft released a critical update for their Remote Desktop Services (formerly Terminal Services) impacting multiple Windows versions. It is critical that organizations apply the patch as soon as possible because this vulnerability is “wormable”, meaning it is pre-authentication and requires no user interaction. An exploit for this weakness could be used to create malware that would spread similarly... Read More
May 15, 2019