Security News

Threat Update | GNU C Library (glibc) Vulnerability: "GHOST"

A new UNIX vulnerability has been published - CVE-2015-0235. This is a critical vulnerability within the GNU C library (glibc) that allows an attacker the ability to execute malicious code. The vulnerability lies within the “_gethostbyname” function call, hence the name GHOST. This vulnerability is present in nearly all versions of glibc as far back as glibc-2.2 (Released in November... Read More
January 28, 2015

Blank Check for Cyber Security?

Bloomberg recently released an article in which Bank of America CEO Brian T. Moynihan stated, “The only place that doesn’t have a budget constraint is that area (cyber security) because how would I know how to assess, why would I take my judgment and say you could do this cheaper”. This blank cheque approach is not surprising given that 2014... Read More
January 23, 2015

2014: The Year of The Breach

Many are considering 2014 to be the year of the breach. We saw targeted attacks against large corporations, infrastructures and government systems. The FBI reported that organizations believing they have never been attacked likely already have, and highlighted the power of malware, capable of remaining dormant in systems for for many months exfiltrating critical data. We have seen significant increases... Read More
January 9, 2015

Cloud Computing in Canada: Robert Herjavec On The World Of IT Privacy

Mediaplanet sat down with Robert Herjavec, Founder & CEO of Herjavec Group and leading Shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit Shark Tank for an exclusive interview. Today, Herjavec Group is recognized as a global leader in information security specializing in managed security services, compliance, incident response, and remediation efforts for enterprise level organizations. In this exclusive, he shares his experiences... Read More
January 6, 2015

A New Cold War

We’re facing a new cold war. Robert Herjavec & Matt Anthony discuss the rising threat of targeted attacks in Herjavec Group’s latest Thought Leadership Blog. Senator John McCain issued a statement saying that cyber security is the least understood, most dangerous element of the US’ national security today. With the recent attacks on Sony, there has been a pivotal change in... Read More

Threat Update | Network Time Protocol Vulnerabilities

Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize time between systems. Keeping time synchronized is important in the operation and logging information between systems. There are multiple vulnerabilities in NTP in versions prior to 4.2.8. These vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to run software with privileges of the NTP software. It is recommended that versions of NTP software be upgraded... Read More
December 22, 2014

Understanding Risk

Matt Anthony, VP of Remediation Security Services at Herjavec Group shares his views on managing risk. Prior to joining Herjavec Group, Matt held numerous leadership positions focused in enterprise security programs, most recently at Alberta Health Services, a $14 billion, 115,000 seat enterprise. Matt has been at the forefront of the information security practice for many years, building and implementing... Read More
December 9, 2014

Have We Entered the Age of Brand Terrorism?

Have We Entered the Age of Brand Terrorism? Why foreign operatives have their sights set on America's famous brand names  Originally posted on AdWeek November 30, 2014 By Robert Klara In October, FBI director James Comey no doubt caused a sleepless night for many an executive when he told CBS' 60 Minutes that "there are two kinds of big companies in the United States... Read More
December 1, 2014

Robert Herjavec on ABC News

New Warning From the FBI: You Will Be Hacked ABC News reports that over 500 million financial records have been breached this year. The FBI advises it is not a matter of if you will be hacked, it is a matter of when. Hear from Herjavec Group Founder & CEO Robert Herjavec in the following reel from ABC News. Subscribe... Read More
October 29, 2014

Top MSS Win for 2014 from RSA

Herjavec Group is excited to announce that we have won the Top Managed Security Services Win for 2014 from RSA. This North American wide award was presented during the RSA Partner Conference. Subscribe to Herjavec Group News Read More
October 21, 2014