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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
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
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
Cybersecurity CEO: Top Five Secrets From People Who Haven’t Been Hacked (Yet)

Cybersecurity CEO: Top Five Secrets From People Who Haven’t Been Hacked (Yet)

The best cybersecurity practices for your employees. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Feb. 20, 2020 “The world is hacked, and it’s users’ fault.” That was the headline for an Infoworld article a decade ago. Surprisingly and unfortunately, it’s as true today as it was back then. Everyone likes to talk about a 'perfect world'. We often say, “In... Read More
February 20, 2020
Cybersecurity CEO: Start your year off right by prioritizing these three cyber conversations

Cybersecurity CEO: Start your year off right by prioritizing these three cyber conversations

Cybersecurity CEO - Start your year off right by prioritizing these three cyber conversations Welcome to 2020! New Year is always a time of reflection for me. On December 31st I gather any family and friends that are staying with us and I make them all write down their goals for the next year - what they want to achieve,... Read More
January 14, 2020
Cybersecurity CEO: Ransomware Attacks Continue To Plague Hospitals

Cybersecurity CEO: Ransomware Attacks Continue To Plague Hospitals

Healthcare providers should maximize their knowledge of ransomware. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – December 17, 2019 With some predictions, you can only hope that they won’t come true. Nearly 3 years ago, Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations were going to quadruple between 2017 and 2020, and would grow to 5X by 2021. Honestly, at... Read More
December 17, 2019
Cybersecurity CEO: 5 Cybersecurity Employment Figures That Every CISO Should Know

Cybersecurity CEO: 5 Cybersecurity Employment Figures That Every CISO Should Know

Recruiting and retaining people will remain the biggest challenge for cyber business leaders for the next five years. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – November 18, 2019 “There will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally by 2021” according to the Official Annual Cybersecurity Jobs Report that my firm, Herjavec Group, sponsors. We are involved with the report because... Read More
November 18, 2019
Cybersecurity CEO: Top 5 Resources To Combat Phishing Scams During NCSAM

Cybersecurity CEO: Top 5 Resources To Combat Phishing Scams During NCSAM

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is here and it’s time to protect against the most popular form of cybercrime – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Oct. 15, 2019 Cybercrime smells phishy, and that’s because it is. Of all the cybercrime statistics circulating out there, the one that really blows my mind after all this time is that more than 90... Read More
October 16, 2019