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Mediaplanet: “Shark Tank” Star Robert Herjavec: How to Keep Tech Safe

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Robert Herjavec, “Shark Tank” investor and cybersecurity expert, founder and CEO of global cybersecurity firm Herjavec Group explains what the future has in store for your data. With the increasing use of personal assistants in the home, what should customers be mindful of to protect their personal information? You have to be vigilant, and this starts with getting back to basics, such as securing your home Wi-Fi network, which really is the virtual door into your home. Make sure you have WPA2 encryption enabled and have a strong, unique password. Then, change the default login settings, install software updates and disable features that are not…

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DocuSign Strengthens Commitment to Canada with Regional HQ

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Company addresses increased digital transformation opportunity, adds local entrepreneur and leading cybersecurity expert Robert Herjavec to advisory board TORONTO—March 14, 2019—As part of its ongoing ‘Invest for Canada’ initiative, DocuSign Inc. (NADSAQ: DOCU) today announced an expanded commitment to the country through the opening of its first regional headquarters in Toronto to support local customers and drive business growth. The office, located in the WeWork Scotia Plaza in the heart of the financial district, will house DocuSign’s expanding sales, marketing and services teams who will focus on the installed base of over 1500 companies. This represents an opportunity for the…

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Seattle Times: ‘Shark Tank’ Star Robert Herjavec Owes a Debt of Gratitude to a Homeless Shelter in Seattle

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By Nicole Brodeur, Seattle Times columnist Herjavec’s relationship with the Union Gospel Mission has continued to this day. One rainy night in 2014, a homeless man, an outreach worker and a multimillionaire sat on a patch of grass beside a church in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The homeless man told his story, of losing his way and losing everything. How did he end up here? The outreach worker — a former meth addict who had gotten off the streets just the year before — listened and nodded. And Robert Herjavec, who had built a $200 million fortune in cybersecurity, and a star…

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Cybersecurity CEO: Top Conversations For The C-Suite In 2019

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In 2019, it’s time to drive more business value from your cybersecurity investments. Los Angeles, Calif. – Jan. 14, 2018 Welcome to 2019! Over the last year, Herjavec Group’s message to the C-Suite has been simple: it’s time to get back to basics. With our 2018 Cybersecurity Conversations report, we highlighted the key conversations executives should be having in order to double down on compliance, cyber hygiene, and the elements of a proactive cyber defense strategy. These conversations remain integral facets to any security program and should be agenda topics in every boardroom globally – but I challenged the team to…

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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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Mediaplanet: Small Business 101 with Robert Herjavec

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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

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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

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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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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Mediaplanet: Fighting Corporate Cyber-Attacks Takes Strategy

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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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