Erin McLean, SVP at Herjavec Group, Named One of Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity by Cyber Defense Magazine

August 5, 2020

Herjavec Group is proud to announce that Erin McLean, SVP of Marketing & Communications, has been named one of the Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity by Cyber Defense Magazine (CDM) for 2020 as part of the 2nd annual Black Unicorn Awards.

As SVP Marketing & Communications, Erin McLean has led significant initiatives during her tenure at Herjavec Group. She has been responsible for directing the HG brand, driving the go-to-market strategy, and supporting all internal and external communications. In addition, Erin also oversees all branded programming, experiential marketing efforts, and channel partnerships.

“I’m thrilled to be recognized alongside so many incredible women as a Top 100 Woman in Cybersecurity by Cyber Defense Magazine,” Erin McLean states. “It is a privilege to lead marketing, brand and communications for one of the world’s leading cyber services firms at Herjavec Group. This recognition is a testament to our entire team as we have grown on a global scale and continue to bring innovative products and services to market for our enterprise customers. It is truly special to be recognized for something you love and are so passionate about. Thank you to Gary and the entire CDM team for this honor.”

“We are pleased to recognize Erin during our second annual Black Unicorn awards. This competition showcases women leaders who are shaping the future of cybersecurity and have broken through the glass ceiling,” said Judges Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of, David DeWalt of and Gary Miliefsky of

To see the complete list of Top 100 Women in Cybersecurity for 2020, please click here.

About Cyber Defense Awards

This is Cyber Defense Magazine’s 8th year of honoring cybersecurity innovators, in this case the Black Unicorn Awards for 2020 on our Cyber Defense Awards platform. In this competition, judges for these prestigious awards includes cybersecurity industry veterans, trailblazers and market makers Gary Miliefsky of CDMG, Robert R. Ackerman Jr. of Allegis Cyber and David DeWalt of NightDragon with much appreciation to emeritus judge Robert Herjavec of Herjavec Group.

About Cyber Defense Magazine

Cyber Defense Magazine was founded in 2012 by Gary S. Miliefsky, globally recognized cyber security thought leader, inventor and entrepreneur and continues to be the premier source of IT Security information. We are managed and published by and for ethical, honest, passionate information security professionals. Our mission is to share cutting-edge knowledge, real-world stories and awards on the best ideas, products and services in the information technology industry. We deliver electronic magazines every month online for free, and limited print editions exclusively for the RSA, BlackHat and IPEXPO conferences and our limited edition paid reprint subscribers. Learn more about us at Cyber Defense Magazine is a proud member of the Cyber Defense Media Group.

About Herjavec Group

Dynamic entrepreneur Robert Herjavec founded Herjavec Group in 2003 to provide cybersecurity products and services to enterprise organizations. We have been recognized as one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity operations leaders, and excel in complex, multi-technology environments. Our service expertise includes Advisory Services, Technology Architecture & Implementation, Identity Services, Managed Security Services, Threat Management and Incident Response. Herjavec Group has offices and Security Operations Centers across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

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