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‘Evolving’ PCI DSS 3.2 Requirements Become MANDATORY on February 1, 2018

‘Evolving’ PCI DSS 3.2 Requirements Become MANDATORY on February 1, 2018

Herjavec Group Contributors: David Mundhenk and Alex Spanovic, Security Consulting Services The current PCI DSS 3.2 requirements were previously considered best practices but are set to become operational in February. For example, multi-factor authentication becomes mandatory as of February 1, 2018. Companies must adhere to these compliance requirements, especially where payments are concerned.  Review the full PCI DSS 3.2 update... Read More
January 10, 2018
NEW REPORT: Cybersecurity Conversations For The C-Suite in 2018

NEW REPORT: Cybersecurity Conversations For The C-Suite in 2018

In 2018, get back to basics.  As we become accustomed to cyber attacks compromising enterprise environments and flashy breach headlines splashed across the news, we risk becoming complacent towards the enterprise need for a proactive cyber defense. It’s time we double down on compliance, cyber hygiene, and the elements of a proactive defense strategy in order to combat advanced cyber threats.... Read More
January 8, 2018

The 2017 Identity and Access Management Report

Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that organizations globally will spend more than $16 billion annually on IAM products and services by 2022. The Identity and Access Management (IAM) industry is facing many challenges as businesses understand the need for increased digital identity security. Many high-profile breaches in the past three years have occurred as a result of weak IAM practices. This annual... Read More
December 7, 2017

Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: The 2017 Cybercrime Podcast: State of the Industry

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 5: The 2017 Cybercrime Podcast - State of the Industry Tune into Herjavec Group's Cybersecurity Cast to... Read More
November 30, 2017

Palo Alto Networks: Doing Multifactor Authentication the PCI Way

Mention the term multifactor authentication (MFA), to a typical system or application administrator, and you will encounter a wide range of responses, from a look of complete confusion to those sporting a barely contained, albeit outright scowl. Such individuals routinely log into dozens or even hundreds of computer and network systems daily to perform their administrative tasks. The use of... Read More
November 21, 2017

We Need To Protect Our Critical Infrastructure – NOW.

The cyber landscape has made it easier for criminals to steal all kinds of information – usernames, passwords, banking information, you name it! Cyber attacks are imminent across all industries and sectors, affecting our society on an individual and global economic scale. Critical infrastructure refers to sectors such as healthcare, financial services, agriculture, power, etc. These industries form the backbone... Read More

It Takes a Cyber Village to Raise a Savvy Cyber Kid

Not only is October known as Cyber Security Awareness Month but it is also the month that includes Halloween. As such, it is a great time to remind our kids that there are scary things lurking around in the darkest corners of the Internet which can have some far-reaching, often risky consequences. Today’s kids are more technologically astute than ever,... Read More
October 27, 2017
How to Start a Successful Career in Cybersecurity

How to Start a Successful Career in Cybersecurity

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recognizes October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Now in its 14th year, this month is designed to engage and educate businesses and consumers through events and initiatives to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity, provide them with tools and resources needed to stay safe online, and increase everyone’s cyber resilience. Herjavec Group is... Read More
October 26, 2017

2017 Cybercrime Report

Cybersecurity Ventures predicts cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021. Cybercriminal activity is one of the biggest challenges that humanity will face in the next two decades. This report offers an overview of the cybercrime epidemic impacting governments and enterprises globally in 2017. Topics discussed include: The ever-expanding global cyber attack surface Cybersecurity spending The rise of ransomware... Read More
October 18, 2017