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Key Conversations from the 2018 FS-ISAC Annual Summit

Key Conversations from the 2018 FS-ISAC Annual Summit

Herjavec Group recently attended the 2018 FS-ISAC Annual Summit in Boca Raton, Florida, which brought together regulated financial services firms, relevant public sector entities, and country-level banking associations for keynotes and interactive sessions around the cybersecurity challenges facing the greater financial services community. Financial institutions are consistently challenged to keep up with new and emerging technology, while managing the risk... Read More
May 30, 2018
Threat Advisory: HIDDEN COBRA – Joanap Backdoor Trojan and Brambul Server Message Block Worm

Threat Advisory: HIDDEN COBRA – Joanap Backdoor Trojan and Brambul Server Message Block Worm

This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Working with U.S. government partners, DHS and FBI identified Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and other indicators of compromise (IOCs) associated with two families of malware used by the North Korean government: a remote access tool... Read More
May 29, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: Who Has Your CEO’s Login ID and Password?

Cybersecurity CEO: Who Has Your CEO’s Login ID and Password?

Privileged Account Management (PAM): what you should be thinking about Los Angeles, Calif. – May 23, 2018 I recently spoke at the FS-ISAC conference and it became clear that even in the financial services space, safeguarding user identities and managing access permissions across the enterprise is one of the biggest challenges faced by CISOs! Last year, Herjavec Group contributed to... Read More
May 24, 2018
Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Solving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Solving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage

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 8: Solving the Cybersecurity Talent Shortage In the 2017 Cybersecurity Jobs Report, Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that there... Read More
May 21, 2018
Herjavec Group Recognized with #1 Ranking on the 2018 Annual Cybersecurity 500 List

Herjavec Group Recognized with #1 Ranking on the 2018 Annual Cybersecurity 500 List

Cybersecurity Ventures has released the annual Cybersecurity 500, a compilation of leading companies who provide cybersecurity solutions and services. Herjavec Group is thrilled to be recognized with the #1 spot on this worldwide listing for 2018.  The Cybersecurity 500 creates awareness and recognition for the most innovative cybersecurity companies – ranging from the largest and most recognizable brands to VC-backed start-ups and emerging... Read More
May 16, 2018
Threat Advisory: Office 365 Zero-Day Used in Real-World Phishing Campaigns

Threat Advisory: Office 365 Zero-Day Used in Real-World Phishing Campaigns

Security researchers have revealed that a zero-day vulnerability found in the SafeLinks feature of Microsoft Office 365 may allow hackers to send malicious emails that bypass security systems on Office 365 accounts. SafeLinks is included in the Office 365 software as as part of Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection (APT) solution, originally designed to protect users from malware and phishing attacks,... Read More
May 9, 2018
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
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