Thought Leadership

Does Your Business Need To Be PCI DSS Compliant? Here’s What You Should Know.

Does Your Business Need To Be PCI DSS Compliant? Here’s What You Should Know.

David Mundhenk is a multi-certified Security Consultant at Herjavec Group with 20+ years of Information Security industry experience. While he has worked in virtually every security discipline, he specializes in testing and certifying payment processing systems and environments. As more consumers rely on using credit and debit cards for retail transactions, payment card data theft has become a hotbed for... Read More
March 16, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: Top 5 Questions C-Suite Executives are Asking About Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity CEO: Top 5 Questions C-Suite Executives are Asking About Cybersecurity

Cyber intrusions and damages can be reduced by cyber resilient organizations -Robert Herjavec I spend a lot of my time meeting with boards and our C-level customers. Many ask me the same questions so I’ve decided to share the answers to the 5 most popular questions I’m asked about Cybersecurity in the latest edition of the Cyber CEO. What’s the... Read More
March 15, 2018
Are You Properly Testing Your Cyber Security Systems?

Are You Properly Testing Your Cyber Security Systems?

Nathan Sherlock is VP Managed Services Client Advocacy for Herjavec Group who will be moderating a track at the April CIO Peer Forum in Vancouver. He has worked within the Managed Services field for over 10 years and is passionate about SIEM and security monitoring. Nathan holds various certifications including CISSP, CEH, GCIH, GSLC, and always strives to advance his security knowledge while... Read More
February 21, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: Blockchain Technology Is Here To Stay

Cybersecurity CEO: Blockchain Technology Is Here To Stay

Secure digital ledgers are the center of the financial universe Los Angeles, Calif. –Feb. 15, 2018 It’s time to clear up the confusion and spur more conversation at the C-Suite level about Bitcoin and Blockchain. Bitcoin (the cryptocurrency), and blockchain (the secure ledger technology), are vastly different entities that are far too intermingled by the media that report on them.... Read More
February 15, 2018
Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Cybersecurity Conversations For The C-Suite in 2018

Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Cybersecurity Conversations For The C-Suite in 2018

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 6: Cybersecurity Conversations For The C-Suite in 2018 We recently published the 2018 Cybersecurity Conversation For The... Read More
February 12, 2018
Long Live SIEM !

Long Live SIEM !

Back in 2014, I remember having a conversation with the CEO of well known security technology provider about SIEM (Security Information and Event Management). Back then, there were only a handful of SIEM players in the market. He thought SIEM was dead technology but I wasn’t convinced. I thought the SIEM market would continue to grow, driven not only by... Read More
February 8, 2018
ITWC: Overcoming the People Problem in Cybersecurity

ITWC: Overcoming the People Problem in Cybersecurity

According to Gartner Inc., worldwide spending in information security — a subset of the broader cybersecurity market — will reach $93 billion in 2018. Another leading researcher and publisher predicts global spending on cybersecurity products and services will exceed $1 trillion cumulatively from 2017 to 2021. Naturally, demand for IT security professionals is sharply increasing. In 2015, Symantec predicted that demand would exceed... Read More
February 2, 2018
10 Tips For Building Your Cyber Resilience

10 Tips For Building Your Cyber Resilience

We live in a time of constant cyber threat, and one thing remains certain: cyber criminals are not slowing down. Organizations that can return to regular business operations quickly following a cyber attack will have a significant advantage over those that are unprepared. Unfortunately, according to the 2016 Ponemon Institute study, only 32% of IT and security professionals believed their... Read More
January 18, 2018
ITWC: How to achieve security compliance in the face of cyber threats

ITWC: How to achieve security compliance in the face of cyber threats

It was a great year for deceit in 2017 as hackers launched multiple successful attacks against corporations, organizations, governments, and individuals on an unprecedented global scale. The media cyber security darling — or demon — was the WannaCry crypto-worm, which held hostage the files of thousands of Windows users around the world until a Bitcoin ransom was paid. In all, WannaCry took... Read More
Cybersecurity CEO: When Your Company Gets Hacked, Will You Be Prepared?

Cybersecurity CEO: When Your Company Gets Hacked, Will You Be Prepared?

New report indicates cyber complacency is a growing problem in corporate boardrooms globally Los Angeles, Calif. – Jan. 16, 2017 “Every company will be hacked”, according to Roger Grimes, in a recent story he wrote for CSO. It’s a scary statement to make but Grimes, a 30-year tech industry road warrior who spent the past 11 years as Principal Security Architect at... Read More
January 16, 2018