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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
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
December 4, 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
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
It Takes a Cyber Savvy Village to Raise…Well, a “Cyber Savvy Village”

It Takes a Cyber Savvy Village to Raise…Well, a “Cyber Savvy Village”

Contributed by Herjavec Group Senior Security Consultant, David Mundhenk The theme for week 3 of Cybersecurity Awareness Month is ‘It’s Everyone’s Job to Ensure Online Safety at Work’. However, I firmly believe that ensuring online safety at work often starts in the home. With Halloween just around the corner, it’s a great time to remind ourselves that there are scary... Read More
October 17, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: The World Will Need to Cyber Protect 100X More Cloud Data by 2021

Cybersecurity CEO: The World Will Need to Cyber Protect 100X More Cloud Data by 2021

Secure private and public clouds will wipe out traditional data centers over the next 3-4 years. Los Angeles, Calif. – Oct. 16, 2018 The degree of difficulty in protecting businesses from cyber attacks grows in proportion to a number of factors. Emerging threat actors, the prominence of interconnected devices and the most critical in my opinion – the VAST amount... Read More
Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Ensuring Online Safety at Work

Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Ensuring Online Safety at Work

Herjavec Group has launched its very own podcast, The Cybersecurity Cast! Produced by Herjavec Group, The Cybersecurity Cast features discussions on the latest news, trends, vulnerabilities, and exploits in the cybersecurity space. Topics include healthcare, ransomware, identity and access management, and more. Episode 9: Ensuring Online Safety at Work In 2003, the Department of Homeland Security began a collaborative effort... Read More
October 16, 2018
Cybersecurity Risks In the Age of Smart Manufacturing

Cybersecurity Risks In the Age of Smart Manufacturing

In the March edition of Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group Founder & CEO, Robert Herjavec, predicted that manufacturing is the new healthcare. Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the manufacturing and supply chain industries since malware like Cryptolocker have proven to do real damage historically and upwards of 40% of manufacturing security professionals don’t have a formal security strategy. Typically, organizations in... Read More
October 3, 2018