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GDPR is Almost Here – Is Your Business Ready?

GDPR is Almost Here – Is Your Business Ready?

On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) is set to enforce one of the most noteworthy privacy regulations in the cybersecurity industry — the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The enforcement will change how organizations, based not only in the EU, but around the world, conduct their data collection practices.  As we noted in our 2018 Cybersecurity Conversations For... Read More
May 8, 2018
BetaKit: Cybersecurity Experts Tackle Privacy Protection Ahead of Control Conference

BetaKit: Cybersecurity Experts Tackle Privacy Protection Ahead of Control Conference

Over the last several years, many Canadian researchers and news outlets have commented on the rise of political propaganda bots on social media platforms. There are reports of Twitter bot usage in Quebec politics as early as 2012, and yet it seems these trends continue unabated without any meaningful regulation. Reasonable calls for a digital campaigning code of conduct seem... Read More
May 1, 2018
Herjavec Group Named Security Provider of the Year at CDN’s Top 100 Solutions Providers Gala

Herjavec Group Named Security Provider of the Year at CDN’s Top 100 Solutions Providers Gala

Herjavec Group is thrilled to be named the 2017 Security Provider of the Year at Computer Dealer News' Top 100 Solutions Providers Gala on April 25, 2018. The gala celebrates contributions of Canadian IT leaders amidst the increasing growth of the cybersecurity industry in Canada. More than 250 channel executives and tech leaders attended the event.  Canada's channel community has... Read More
Dark Reading: 12 Trends Shaping Identity Management

Dark Reading: 12 Trends Shaping Identity Management

In 2018, Identity and Access Management (IAM) has garnered a crucial role in ensuring organizations have strong cybersecurity practices. From mitigating insider threats to establishing proper cyber hygiene, the importance of IAM can no longer be questioned. Our Founder & CEO, Robert Herjavec, believes that "Identity is its own solar system ... it's own galaxy". Enterprises are faced with challenges... Read More
April 30, 2018
Cyber Defense Magazine: Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Breach Prevention

Cyber Defense Magazine: Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Breach Prevention

Recently, Herjavec Group VP of Identity and Access Management, Ketan Kapadia, spoke to Gary S. Miliefsky from Cyber Defense Magazine about the importance of strong Identity and Access Management (IAM) practices for a stronger cybersecurity program in organizations. As the article states, "IAM is becoming a hot topic in the infosec area and the consensus is that many successful breaches... Read More
April 20, 2018
Ira Goldstein Speaks about Infosec 101 for ICOs at the 2018 RSA Conference

Ira Goldstein Speaks about Infosec 101 for ICOs at the 2018 RSA Conference

On Tuesday, April 17, Herjavec Group’s SVP of Technical Operations, Ira Goldstein, presented a session at the industry-leading 2018 RSA Conference on blockchain and the rise of initial coin offerings (ICO).  Recently, there has been a lot of hype in the cyber industry about the dramatic rise of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In 2017, Bitcoin reached a peak valuation of... Read More
April 18, 2018
Threat Advisory: Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices

Threat Advisory: Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices

A joint alert issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warns that Russian state-sponsored cyber actors are actively targeting home and enterprise routers. Since 2015, the U.S. Government received information from multiple sources—including private and public sector cybersecurity research organizations and allies—that cyber actors... Read More
April 17, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: Manufacturing Is The New Healthcare in 2018

Cybersecurity CEO: Manufacturing Is The New Healthcare in 2018

Aside from financial gain, hackers are also targeting the manufacturing sector for the intellectual property Los Angeles, Calif. – Apr. 16, 2018 The healthcare industry has had a bullseye on its back for the past two years. The media has splashed headlines about antiquated systems, ransomware attacks and even Grey’s Anatomy dedicated an episode to a hacker taking over the... Read More
Meet with Herjavec Group at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

Meet with Herjavec Group at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is June 4 - 7, 2018 in National Harbor, MD Prepare to meet the pace and scale of today’s digital business at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2018.  At the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit you will learn how to transform your cybersecurity, risk management and compliance strategies to build resilience across your enterprise. Hear keynotes from... Read More
April 16, 2018
Is Your Business Vulnerable to Password Spraying?

Is Your Business Vulnerable to Password Spraying?

Password security has always been one of the most important aspects of ensuring good cyber hygiene for enterprises. However, passwords - regardless of length or complexity, are not sufficient as a security measure on their own.  Multi-factor authentication should always be utilized.   The US-CERT recently released a threat alert regarding the increase in brute force attacks using a technique... Read More