Category Archives: In the News

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

October 1, 2018 | 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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Mediaplanet: Small Business 101 with Robert Herjavec

September 25, 2018 | In the News

INSIGHT The Shark Tank investor and cybersecurity expert shares his tips for budding entrepreneurs and established small business owners. Mediaplanet spoke with Robert Herjavec, Shark Tank investor and cybersecurity expert about the current challenges facing small businesses. Mediaplanet: What are the most pressing issues that you see small businesses facing today? Robert Herjavec: Small businesses need to differentiate themselves and serve a particular customer base. I also see too many small business owners who treat their business as a hobby and don’t formalize their numbers. In today’s competitive landscape, if you aren’t using data to drive your decisions, you’ll fall behind quickly….

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Forbes: ‘Shark Tank’ Investor Robert Herjavec On How To Grow Your Business By Nurturing Your Network

September 19, 2018 | In the News

Do you ever wonder what it takes to become the person whose success you admire? I do, which is why I spoke with “Shark” and entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. While most of us know Herjavec as the kind and adventurous investor starring on Shark Tank (or maybe you’re familiar with him from his stint on Dancing With The Stars), he cut his teeth (unintended quasi-shark pun) as entrepreneur and founder of Herjavec Group, a multi-national cybersecurity firm. In our conversation, Herjavec opens up about the power of the people you know, how to stand out, gracefully moving between industries, the importance…

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

September 17, 2018 | 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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Celebrating 15 Years of Cybersecurity Operations Excellence

July 13, 2018 | 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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Mediaplanet: Fighting Corporate Cyber-Attacks Takes Strategy

June 29, 2018 | In the News

Cyber-attacks have become a major threat to companies around the globe. To avoid them, businesses must stay on top of key security procedures. As head of the Herjavec Group, a leading cybersecurity firm, Robert Herjavec offers his expertise on the steps companies must take to stay protected. As the industry has changed since Herjavec Group began, do you believe that businesses must adapt even faster now to stay ahead of harsher cyber-attacks? Absolutely yes. We aren’t moving fast enough and can always do more but we’ve made strides. When we started Herjavec Group, I used to have to explain to…

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CNN: Hey Corporate America, Get Ready for Cybersecurity Regulation in the US

June 11, 2018 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

Robert Herjavec is the founder and CEO of Herjavec Group, which provides cybersecurity services to protect global enterprises from online attacks and threats. He’s also an investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank.” The opinions expressed belong to him. Corporate America should get ready. Cybersecurity regulations will soon be coming to the United States — and that’s actually a good thing. A new data privacy law, known as the General Data Protection Regulation, took effect in the European Union on May 25 and impacts businesses worldwide. The law gives EU consumers more control over how their personal data is collected and used online. I firmly believe…

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The Wall Street Journal: Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec Says Complexity Will Drive More Specialization in Security

June 1, 2018 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

Herjavec Group founder sees growth in managed security services, identity and access management Robert Herjavec, founder of IT security firm Herjavec Group and a star on the angel investment reality show “Shark Tank,” says security workers will become increasingly specialized as technologies tied to sub-fields such as identity and access management become more complex. “The level of complexity is increasing and becoming narrower,” Mr. Herjavec said in an interview with CIO Journal on Thursday. “In the past, if you knew security you could work on identity, you could work on firewalls, you could work on architecture. Because all those areas are growing…

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Inc: This ‘Shark Tank’ Company Is Betting Its Customers Will Wear T-Shirts Made From Recycled Bottles

May 24, 2018 | In the News

Does sustainability sell? Sand Cloud is going to find out. The company plans to sell only environmentally friendly apparel by the summer of 2019. When the three co-founders of Sand Cloud pitched their startup on Shark Tank last year, they were selling colorful Turkish towels and a mission to protect marine life. Now they’ve expanded to accessories and clothing, with a promise to sell only sustainable apparel by the summer of 2019, betting those updates will click with environmentally conscious consumers–and so far, they’ve been right. “We realized we had a brand and people felt comfortable repping Sand Cloud as a company,” says Brandon Leibel, one of its co-founders….

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CNBC: Facebook Fallout

April 16, 2018 | In the News

Following the recent controversy of Facebook’s data scandal linked to Cambridge Analytica, Robert Herjavec spoke to CNBC about social media privacy concerns and why it’s time for the federal government to step in to regulate the private data of its citizens from private corporations.  “If the government truly wants to protect us, it needs to put constraints on [providing data to third-party companies],” Robert Herjavec states.  View the full interview with CNBC below:  

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