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Cybersecurity CEO: The History Of Cybercrime, From 1834 To Present

By | Cybersecurity CEO, In the News

Early hacking incidents were a glimpse of the future – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Jun 19, 2019 It’s summer! And for those of you that need a good summer read, I’ve got one. This month, the editors at Cybercrime Magazine compiled a list of historical hacking incidents – dating back to 1834. I love it for a few reasons. #1 – It’s a reminder that history can and will repeat itself — if we continue to respond in the same way! #2 – It demonstrates the importance of security awareness training for your employees! (You’ll understand my point by the…

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Investing at the Ground Floor – Angels & Entrepreneurs Summit

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – you don’t have to be a Shark to create your own success! But you should be an active learner. I’m a huge advocate for continuing to progress, through reading, taking courses, networking – you get the idea! Everything I’ve learned about business has been through failing, picking myself back up, and not making the same mistake twice. Let me be clear — there is no easy path to wealth, or financial freedom for that matter. Investment of any kind comes with risk. But a big part of creating your own…

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Cybersecurity CEO: Recognizing Incident Response as the Emergency It Is

By | Cybersecurity CEO, In the News

The industry is moving from an IT-centric model to crisis centric incident response. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – May 21, 2019 The old “IT” way of responding to security incidents with the CIO standing over your shoulder asking, “Is it fixed yet?”, is long gone. We’ve seen a drastic change in how enterprises today are speaking about incident response.  The language comes out of military doctrine, and emergency response. How many times have you heard – discovery, containment or incident command – discussed when aligning on your organization’s incident response plan? If you haven’t, you don’t have the right team in the room….

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Forbes: When It Comes to Travel, Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec Means Business

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Robert Herjavec, an investor on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit TV show Shark Tank, is the founder and CEO of global cybersecurity operations leader, Herjavec Group. He is a best-selling author, appeared on Dancing With the Stars (where he met and married his dance partner) and has just teamed up with La Quinta by Wyndham for a new national survey on business travel questions. I caught up with him in New York City: Do you travel with a carry-on, or do you travel with a suitcase? Rule number one for me is never check in luggage. You travel more than 100 days a year for business. What are the three things…

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Cybersecurity CEO: It’s Time to Develop a Robust Security Roadmap

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Inspire greater accountability in the boardroom with new KPIs and an effective security roadmap – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Apr. 15, 2019 CEOs and other board members are more engaged in cybersecurity conversations than ever before. In fact, I remember when CISOs carried the sole responsibility of security – now everyone around the table is accountable. CISOs aren’t just educating in the boardroom, as they once had. Why? It’s no surprise that one of the biggest challenges an organization will face today is cybercrime. Every organization, big or small, runs the risk of being targeted by hackers. It’s just…

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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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