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How To Prevent and Manage a Ransomware Attack

How To Prevent and Manage a Ransomware Attack

A new organization will fall victim to ransomware every 14 seconds in 2019, and every 11 seconds by 2021 (Cybersecurity Ventures). Ransomware is constantly evolving and as long as adversaries can keep up with the latest defense tactics, the result is always the same. When infected by ransomware, users get a message informing them, “Your files have been encrypted”, followed... Read More
June 6, 2019
Ira Goldstein: Peak Breach in a World of Ubiquitous Computing

Ira Goldstein: Peak Breach in a World of Ubiquitous Computing

We have seen breaches across various industries dominating the headlines in recent years. From entertainment organizations to social media networking sites, to the more notable vulnerabilities of insurance and hospitality enterprises, data of every nature has been compromised. The fact is, organizations today have more data than they know what to do with. Like gold or oil, data has become... Read More
May 9, 2019
Herjavec Group Earns Cyber Essentials Plus Designation

Herjavec Group Earns Cyber Essentials Plus Designation

As a leading global cybersecurity product and services provider, with operations across the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, Herjavec Group is proud to confirm we have been certified with the Cyber Essentials Plus designation.  The adoption of a national cybersecurity standard has been pivotal to the United Kingdom’s objective to make the UK a safer place to conduct... Read More
February 11, 2019
Threat Advisory: SamSam Ransomware

Threat Advisory: SamSam Ransomware

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have recently issued a US-CERT alert on the SamSam ransomware. SamSam has targeted multiple industries since its initial release, including critical infrastructure.  According to the US-CERT, the SamSam ransomware exploits Windows servers to gain persistent access to a victim’s network... Read More
December 4, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: Ransomware Attacks On Hospitals Predicted To Increase 5X By 2021

Cybersecurity CEO: Ransomware Attacks On Hospitals Predicted To Increase 5X By 2021

Healthcare CIOs face an increasingly hostile cyberscape. Los Angeles, Calif. – Nov. 21, 2018 In April’s Cybersecurity CEO column, I explained that manufacturing is the new healthcare. The industry has been under constant attack - from malware like Cryptolocker doing real damage, to insider threat on the rise, to the lack of security controls around interconnected IoT and OT environments... Read More
November 21, 2018
Threat Advisory: Suspicious Scanning Activity

Threat Advisory: Suspicious Scanning Activity

Details Herjavec Group has detected significant malicious scanning attempts across multiple client environments, including entertainment, finance and legal organizations. These scans, mostly targeting web applications and other external facing devices, do not appear to be targeted in nature but rather part of a general, large scale attempt to discover vulnerabilities within networks. Herjavec Group has observed several IPs scanning new clients daily,... Read More
November 7, 2018
Cybersecurity CEO: The World Will Need to Cyber Protect 100X More Cloud Data by 2021

Cybersecurity CEO: The World Will Need to Cyber Protect 100X More Cloud Data by 2021

Secure private and public clouds will wipe out traditional data centers over the next 3-4 years. Los Angeles, Calif. – Oct. 16, 2018 The degree of difficulty in protecting businesses from cyber attacks grows in proportion to a number of factors. Emerging threat actors, the prominence of interconnected devices and the most critical in my opinion – the VAST amount... Read More
October 17, 2018
Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Ensuring Online Safety at Work

Herjavec Group Cybersecurity Cast: Ensuring Online Safety at Work

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 9: Ensuring Online Safety at Work In 2003, the Department of Homeland Security began a collaborative effort... Read More
October 16, 2018
Threat Advisory: HIDDEN COBRA FASTCash Campaign

Threat Advisory: HIDDEN COBRA FASTCash Campaign

Systems Affected Retail Payment Systems Overview This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Working with U.S. government partners, DHS, Treasury, and FBI identified malware and other indicators of compromise (IOCs) used by the North Korean government... Read More
October 3, 2018