Security Consulting (Advisory)

WEBINAR: Ask HG Your Toughest Questions

WEBINAR: Ask HG Your Toughest Questions

On October 29, Herjavec Group Executive Leaders held a live, interactive Q&A webinar in order to wrap-up Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Cybersecurity is complicated so we invited a panel of three HG thought leaders to address pressing concerns that security professionals have. We collected questions over the course of Cybersecurity Awareness Month and put our experts in the hot seat. The... Read More
October 29, 2019
Protect IT: Keep Incident Response Top of Mind When Designing Your Backup and Data Log Recovery

Protect IT: Keep Incident Response Top of Mind When Designing Your Backup and Data Log Recovery

Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM) is a global initiative created by the Department of Homeland Security 16 years ago to recognize the importance of digital security for consumers and organizations alike. Enterprises, employees, and end-users alike need to band together to #BeCyberSmart. Herjavec Group is proud to be a CSAM Champion! Contributed by Matt Anthony, VP of Incident Response, Herjavec Group... Read More
October 21, 2019
Herjavec Group Now Certified With EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Herjavec Group Now Certified With EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Herjavec Group is thrilled to announce that we have been certified with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA).  The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, proposed in collaboration by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission, ensures that companies comply with data protection requirements for the transatlantic transfer... Read More
July 11, 2019
Herjavec Group Recognized as a Strong Performer on the Forrester Midsize Consulting Wave

Herjavec Group Recognized as a Strong Performer on the Forrester Midsize Consulting Wave

Herjavec Group is thrilled to announce our placement on the Forrester Midsize Consulting Wave. We have been recognized as a Strong Performer.   Herjavec Group’s strengths in privacy consulting, and assessment services (current state, social engineering, pen testing) were called out within the analysis. Herjavec Group also has a proven track record in PCI Compliance as a PCI Qualified Security... Read More
May 30, 2019
Key Conversations from the 2018 FS-ISAC Annual Summit

Key Conversations from the 2018 FS-ISAC Annual Summit

Herjavec Group recently attended the 2018 FS-ISAC Annual Summit in Boca Raton, Florida, which brought together regulated financial services firms, relevant public sector entities, and country-level banking associations for keynotes and interactive sessions around the cybersecurity challenges facing the greater financial services community. Financial institutions are consistently challenged to keep up with new and emerging technology, while managing the risk... Read More
May 30, 2018
Threat Advisory: HIDDEN COBRA – Joanap Backdoor Trojan and Brambul Server Message Block Worm

Threat Advisory: HIDDEN COBRA – Joanap Backdoor Trojan and Brambul Server Message Block Worm

This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Working with U.S. government partners, DHS and FBI identified Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and other indicators of compromise (IOCs) associated with two families of malware used by the North Korean government: a remote access tool... Read More
May 29, 2018
Threat Advisory: Office 365 Zero-Day Used in Real-World Phishing Campaigns

Threat Advisory: Office 365 Zero-Day Used in Real-World Phishing Campaigns

Security researchers have revealed that a zero-day vulnerability found in the SafeLinks feature of Microsoft Office 365 may allow hackers to send malicious emails that bypass security systems on Office 365 accounts. SafeLinks is included in the Office 365 software as as part of Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection (APT) solution, originally designed to protect users from malware and phishing attacks,... Read More
May 9, 2018
Is Your Business Vulnerable to Password Spraying?

Is Your Business Vulnerable to Password Spraying?

Password security has always been one of the most important aspects of ensuring good cyber hygiene for enterprises. However, passwords - regardless of length or complexity, are not sufficient as a security measure on their own.  Multi-factor authentication should always be utilized.   The US-CERT recently released a threat alert regarding the increase in brute force attacks using a technique... Read More
April 16, 2018

Forbes: Cyber ‘Shark’, Robert Herjavec, Advocates Maintaining ‘Cyber-Hygiene’ For Businesses (Part 1)

I had the opportunity to interview Robert Herjavec in an exclusive, two-part series, on what his thoughts were on the current state of the cybersecurity industry today. Part 1 of this interview talks about the state of the cybersecurity industry. Andrew Rossow: If you had to describe the current state of the cyber-security industry today, how would you describe it? Robert... Read More
March 1, 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