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PCI DSS 3.2: What Your Business Needs To Know

Herjavec Group Contributors: David Mundhenk and Alex Spanovic, Security Consulting ServicesThe Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a worldwide standard, published and maintained by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC). It is endorsed and enforced by all major credit card brands & their approved acquirers, and is intended to protect cardholder data wherever it is processed, stored... Read More
August 30, 2016

#AskRobert: Twitter Q&A with Robert Herjavec

On August 24, Herjavec Group CEO and Founder, Robert Herjavec, hosted a Twitter Chat on our Twitter account. We invited those interested to join the Q&A by using the hashtag, #AskRobert, to ask all their cybersecurity and information security-related questions. The Q&A lasted for an hour with Robert answering many insightful questions regarding the state of the cybersecurity industry. He also... Read More
August 29, 2016
Identify and Protect Your Firm from Malicious Emails

Identify and Protect Your Firm from Malicious Emails

Between October 2013 and February 2016, there have been more than 17,000 reported victims of malicious emails, costing US businesses more than $2.3 billion. In fact, in April of this year, the FBI issued a formal warning regarding Business E-mail Compromise (BEC), reminding organizations to be wary of email only wire transfer requests and to always validate the legitimacy of email financial... Read More
August 24, 2016

Hackerpocalypse: A Cybercrime Revelation

Written by: Steve Morgan, Editor-In-Chief of Cybersecurity Ventures TABLE OF CONTENTS Highlights Introduction Cybercrime Costs Digital Growth Cybersecurity Spending Why is this Happening? Who is a Hacker? Cyber Offense vs. Cyber Defense Money, and the Law Social Engineering, Phishing, M2M Attacks Ransomware Cyber Labor Shortage Outsourcing Small Business Cybercrime Statistics Fighting Back Book Knowledge Contributors HIGHLIGHTS Top Cybersecurity Ventures predicts cybercrime... Read More
August 17, 2016

Threat Update: QuadRooter

Four newly-discovered vulnerabilities affecting over 900 million android devices (smartphones and tablets) have surfaced. When exploited, these vulnerabilities can give attackers complete control of devices and access to sensitive personal and enterprise data.  Dubbed "QuadRooter", these four vulnerabilities affect Android devices built on Qualcomm® chipsets. Using a malicious app, cybercriminals can trigger privilege escalations and gain root access to a device.... Read More
August 10, 2016

Herjavec Group Announces Sponsorship of Splunk .conf2016

Don’t miss Robert Herjavec present Sept 29th at 9am!Herjavec Group is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of .conf2016: The 7th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users’ Conference..conf2016 will feature more than 175 technical sessions and customer presentations.  Attendees will share best practices while discovering new features and ways to implement Splunk software to gain insights from their data.The conference will be held September 26... Read More
August 9, 2016

The 2016 Encryption Application Trends Study

Corporate use of encryption technology has changed significantly over the past decade. The 2016 Encryption Application Trends Study, published by the Ponemon Institute, surveyed over 5,000 individuals spanning 14 major industry sectors across 11 countries, and noted that 37% of companies are actively using encryption for their businesses. The report is sponsored by Thales E-Security, a technology partner of Herjavec Group.... Read More
August 4, 2016

Herjavec Group Retains #2 Ranking on Cybersecurity 500 List

Toronto, Canada – August 4, 2016 - Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of global Managed Security Services Provider, Herjavec Group, announces that the firm has retained its #2 ranking on the Cybersecurity 500 Q3 2016 list. Published by Cybersecurity Ventures, the worldwide ranking recognizes the most innovative companies in the cybersecurity space.  "Herjavec Group has the pedal to the metal in the MSSP... Read More

GMA: Hacker Targets Same Woman Twice on Amazon

Recently, a woman’s Amazon account was hacked twice by the same hacker. Herjavec Group Founder, Robert Herjavec, appeared on Good Morning America to share how consumers can better protect their private information from hackers. His three pieces of advice:"Use two-factor authentication - a good password and a pin, change your passwords often, and clear your browser cache," Robert Herjavec stressed. "You have to help yourself." Watch... Read More
July 29, 2016

Entrepreneur: 4 Foolish Cybersecurity Mistakes Robert Herjavec Is Shocked People Still Make

Herjavec Group Founder and CEO, Robert Herjavec, was recently interviewed about the ongoing cybersecurity epidemic by Entrepreneur magazine. The full article is below.Robert Herjavec compares hackers to professional burglars. “If they want to break in, there’s nothing you can do,” he tells Entrepreneur during a phone interview. “But you can have an alarm, a safe and a dog to stop them from getting away... Read More
July 28, 2016