Robert Herjavec

Cybersecurity CEO: As COVID-19 Surged, So Did Demand for Cybercrime Fighters

Cybersecurity CEO: As COVID-19 Surged, So Did Demand for Cybercrime Fighters

The cybersecurity labor market bucks the trend. Los Angeles, Calif. – June 17, 2020 With unemployment rates plummeting globally, it’s hard to fathom a spike in demand for talent. But that’s exactly what the cybersecurity industry witnessed in the first half of 2020. A recent study by Gartner revealed that as the number of cases of COVID-19 spiked globally, so... Read More
June 22, 2020
Cybersecurity CEO: Identity Management is Here to Stay

Cybersecurity CEO: Identity Management is Here to Stay

Los Angeles, Calif. – May 25, 2020 Not long ago if you had asked any security pro about how they protect their perimeter, they would have said - firewalls. In fact, when I started Herjavec Group over 15 years ago, we were the first firewall reseller in Canada!   Today, the security landscape looks a lot different – especially with entire workforces forced to work remotely... Read More
May 25, 2020
Strategy Magazine: Shoring Up Global Cybersecurity

Strategy Magazine: Shoring Up Global Cybersecurity

Everyone wants the convenience and speed of technology, but not what comes along with it—potential security threats. Blockchain and regulations are important steps to increasing cybersecurity says Robert Herjavec.  Originally published in Strategy Magazine By Kate Rockwood Data security, especially accountability, capability, and compliance, is increasingly keeping the c-suite up at night—and it’s going to continue to do so as... Read More
May 11, 2020
Cybersecurity CEO: Insider Threat Rises Sharply Amidst New COVID-19 Workplace

Cybersecurity CEO: Insider Threat Rises Sharply Amidst New COVID-19 Workplace

Employees working from home intensifies cyber risk – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – April 15, 2020 Your CFO is working from home now. That’s just one of how many remote privileged users with keys to your kingdom outside of the corporate office. If that doesn’t raise a red flag in your head, then it should… We all know that... Read More
April 16, 2020
Mediaplanet: Robert Herjavec on Digital Transformation and Remote Workforces

Mediaplanet: Robert Herjavec on Digital Transformation and Remote Workforces

Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of the Herjavec Group and investor on “Shark Tank,” discusses how businesses should navigate digital transformation, cybersecurity, and the transition to remote work. Where do you see the future of digital headed? There is no doubt that any organization that wants to scale needs to go through some aspect of digital transformation. Consumer behavior is... Read More
March 31, 2020
BNN Bloomberg: How COVID-19 is Impacting the Cyber Security Framework of Businesses

BNN Bloomberg: How COVID-19 is Impacting the Cyber Security Framework of Businesses

In the past week, global internet traffic has grown by 30% and yet, no company was prepared for this. Herjavec Group’s CEO & Founder, Robert Herjavec spoke to BNN about the impact of COVID-19 on a company's cybersecurity framework and discussed how enterprises need to continue their security practices with so many remote workers. Watch his full interview below. Originally... Read More
March 26, 2020
Robert Herjavec’s Advice To U.S. Entrepreneurs

Robert Herjavec’s Advice To U.S. Entrepreneurs

“Panic won’t get you through this, a clear head will.” – Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief Northport, N.Y. – Mar. 23, 2020 Founders and CEOs of U.S. businesses are paddling through an economic and workforce sea change. Robert Herjavec, a Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank and CEO at Herjavec Group, has brutally honest and compassionate words of wisdom for anyone that will listen. How long... Read More
March 23, 2020
PRNewswire: Cybercrime Damage Costs May Double Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

PRNewswire: Cybercrime Damage Costs May Double Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

SAUSALITO, Calif., March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybercrime is the greatest threat to every company in the world, and one of the biggest problems with mankind. The impact on society is reflected in the Official Cybercrime Report, which is published annually by Cybersecurity Ventures. According to the report, cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015. This represents the greatest transfer of economic wealth in... Read More
March 20, 2020
Cybersecurity CEO: Don’t Let Coronavirus Fears Distract Your Employees From Phishing Scams

Cybersecurity CEO: Don’t Let Coronavirus Fears Distract Your Employees From Phishing Scams

Ransomware infections persist as workers head to home offices – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – March 19, 2020 The Coronavirus is headline news, and we expect that to be the case for at least another month or two. CISOs beware — your employees should not let their phishing guards down. Now is the time for you and your teams... Read More
March 19, 2020