Thought Leadership

Google Chrome 56 and What It Means for Enterprise Security

Last week, Google announced that a stable update to their browser, Chrome, is now available. Chrome 56 is notable for the labeling of unsecured HTTP sites, having HTML5 enabled by default, and automatically blocking Adobe Flash player. However, it still presents uncertainty as to how it will affect website performance, search rating, browsing experience, and enterprise security.One critical update that... Read More
February 1, 2017

Cybersecurity Conversations For The C-Suite in 2017

Download PDF Introduction Top According to the Cybersecurity Market Report, global spending on cybersecurity products and services is expected to exceed $1 trillion between 2017 and 2021, while costs associated with cybercrime will increase to $6 trillion by 2021, reinforcing the cybercrime epidemic impacting enterprises and governments worldwide. The growing attack surface, the cybersecurity workforce shortage, the increase of nation-state... Read More
January 12, 2017
A Cybersecurity Minute with Robert Herjavec

A Cybersecurity Minute with Robert Herjavec

President Barack Obama and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recognize October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Now in its 13th year, this month is focused on increasing awareness about the importance of cybersecurity as well as personal and enterprise cyber hygiene. Herjavec Group is proud to be a NCSAM Champion! The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the connection of physical devices... Read More
October 27, 2016
The Hunter Or The Hunted? Cybersecurity Threat Hunting 101

The Hunter Or The Hunted? Cybersecurity Threat Hunting 101

William Ehgoetz,  Herjavec Group Threat Hunter  To hunt successfully you must know your ground, your pack and your quarry. - KJ Parker As cybersecurity professionals, we are focused on both defensive, and offensive tactics to thwart cybercrime. The following summary will outline one of the newest offensive strategies that Managed Services Providers and enterprises alike are employing: threat hunting. President Barack... Read More
October 19, 2016
5 Questions CEOs Should Ask About Cyber Risks

5 Questions CEOs Should Ask About Cyber Risks

Herjavec Group Founder & CEO, Robert Herjavec, recently visited the Pensacola Security Operations Centre for the US Department of Homeland Security. While on site he spoke to the team about security at the enterprise level and the importance of balancing needs for security in the physical realm with those in the digital realm. One of the DHS team’s primary initiatives... Read More
October 13, 2016

Privileged ID Management: Why This Category of IAM is Critical to Enterprise Security

In many organizations today, select users have elevated privileges attached to their day-to-day accounts. This means that the same account they use to access their email has domain-level administrative function privileges (e.g., the ability to modify security policies on a firewall). Privileged accounts can make an organization vulnerable to both internal and external threats since: A user could accidentally make... Read More
October 4, 2016

Security Tips For Your Leadership Team

President Barack Obama and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recognize October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Now in its 13th year, this month is focused on increasing awareness about the importance of cybersecurity as well as personal and enterprise cyber hygiene. Herjavec Group is proud to be a NCSAM Champion! Stay tuned for more communications from Herjavec Group to celebrate... Read More

Five Ways To Protect Your Business on Social Media

Over the past few weeks, various social media networks have been hacked, proving once again that social media presents a very real and dynamic risk to organizational security. Companies including Tumblr, MySpace, LinkedIn, and even VK (Russia’s Facebook) have been breached, exposing the data of millions of users, now for sale on the dark web.  In the 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report published by the Social... Read More
July 26, 2016

Unplugged: Tips for Traveling Abroad Securely

Jobs that require regular travel are commonplace in today’s modern world. Many employees are asked to travel to different countries, whether it's because of office expansion, to attend a conference, or report on a particular event. As such, it is critical for businesses to be aware of risks their employees may run into when traveling, particularly in regards to the security... Read More
July 14, 2016

Ransomware and Recent Variants

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in collaboration with Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC), released the following alert to provide further information on ransomware including its main characteristics, its prevalence, variants that may be proliferating, and how users can prevent and mitigate against it. Herjavec Group is circulating the advisory below as this information warrants attention and may have significance to... Read More
April 7, 2016