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Cybersecurity CEO: Don’t Talk About Detonation Chambers In The Boardroom

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

We’re breaking down the language barriers around Cybersecurity. But we have a ways to go… – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Sept. 16, 2019 Is there anything that can ruin a CEO’s day faster than a data breach? I don’t think so. A cyberattack can cause instant reputational harm, inflict millions of dollars in damage costs, drive down a stock price, create shareholder unrest, and put a dent in employee morale. So what is a CEO to do? We always encourage cyber literacy and education but how far do we CEO’s need to go to familiarize ourselves? We have a…

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Cybersecurity CEO: How To Invest In Your Organization’s Technology Stack

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

People, process – then technology – will address the greatest challenges we all face in cybersecurity. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Aug 14, 2019 Last week I sat down with Oliver Renick from TD Ameritrade’s Market On Close to talk about the state of the cybersecurity market. We covered cyber investments, acquisition activity, and innovation trends in endpoint and cloud. The market shifts we discussed may impact how you choose to invest in your organization’s technology stack. It’s important to understand why some acquisition activity is happening, and identify which players are in it for the long haul. As…

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Cybersecurity CEO: My 3 Tips For Presenting In The Boardroom

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

How to effectively engage C-suite executives in your presentations – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Jun 19, 2019 We all recognize that a cyber breach can significantly impact an organization’s reputation, and valuation. If you’re heading into the boardroom to deliver a presentation on cybersecurity to C-suite executives, then you’d better be ready to speak their language. To start, throw the tech talk out the window on your way to the boardroom. Technical IOCs (indicators of compromise) are out, and reputational harm that will lead to revenue decline is in. Now that you’re in the door – here are my…

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

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), LinkedIn Influencer

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 – and unfortunately, we’re still seeing an under-investment in cyber defense in this space. But don’t misinterpret my statement to mean that Healthcare CIOs are off the hook. The (cyber) bullseye on the backs of healthcare providers is still prominent….

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

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

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 of data that needs to be secured – are all adding to this complex challenge.  By 2013, the world was already accumulating data at an astonishing rate of 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. At the time, 90% of the…

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Mediaplanet: Industry 4.0 Ramps Up the Need for Better Cybersecurity Strategies

By | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Manufacturing’s industry 4.0 embraces digital and physical interactions, but cybersecurity has to be considered when thinking about the future of interconnected technologies. Due to the Internet of Things (IoT) and interconnected technologies influencing manufacturing, we’ve now entered industry 4.0. “Industry 4.0 embraces digital and physical interactions while keeping reliability, safety and security top of mind,” said Robert Herjavec, Founder & CEO of global cybersecurity operations leader, Herjavec Group and a leading investor an ABC’s Emmy award-winning hit show Shark Tank. However, as manufacturing embraces the digital transformation, industrial cybersecurity must be a key priority. Secure by 2022 However, it appears…

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Cybersecurity CEO: NCSAM 2018 – C-Suite And Boardroom Executives Should Spread The Word

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

Herjavec Group is proud to be a National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion Los Angeles, Calif. – Sep. 17, 2018 I remember the first time the President of the United States called a presidential address on cybersecurity – May 2009. This represented a monumental shift for our industry as the world stopped to recognize the evolving threat landscape and the likelihood that wars of the future would be fought in cyberspace. A few years later Herjavec Group had the privilege of being invited to the White House Summit on Cybersecurity. I took part in the day’s sessions with global tech leaders, speaking…

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Cybersecurity CEO: Let’s Get Young People Excited About Fighting Cybercrime

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Podcast interview with Cybersecurity Ventures in Morristown, N.J. Los Angeles, Calif. – Aug. 16, 2018 Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021, up from 1 million in 2014. Clearly, this is a huge challenge and we all need to come together to find a solution. We have to make cybersecurity an attractive professional pursuit for the youth of today! Those who know me know, I’ve always loved radio (insert your own face for radio joke here…) When Cybercrime Magazine asked if I would go one-on-one with their podcast host, Georgia Reid, to discuss the cybersecurity…

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Celebrating 15 Years of Cybersecurity Operations Excellence

By | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

The first weeks of July have been a time of self-reflection for me. Our twins will be 12 weeks old, Croatia beat England to advance to our first World Cup Final and just as we closed celebrations for Canada Day and Independence Day, our company, Herjavec Group, turned 15 years old. I’m not big on sitting back and smelling the roses. In fact, I typically emphasize constant forward momentum. I like to reference the Mario Andretti quote: “If everything seems in control, you’re not going fast enough!” But the combination of these milestones couldn’t be ignored. My family and I…

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Cybersecurity CEO: What Keeps Chief Information Security Officers Up At Night?

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Accountability to the boardroom tops the list of late night worries Los Angeles, Calif. – June 18, 2018 Getting a good night’s sleep has become increasingly difficult for CISOs. The way I see it, there are 3 clear reasons for this and they all center around RISK. After all, aren’t we as Cybersecurity Professionals all in the RISK business? I had the privilege of presenting at two incredible events this quarter – the FS-ISAC Summit and the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit – and the CISOs in attendance agreed. If you don’t – let me try to convince you with the…

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