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

June 14, 2018 | 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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Busting 3 Myths About Mentorship

June 13, 2018 | LinkedIn Influencer

Finding a mentor can be hard – many people don’t know how to approach someone, what to say, and frankly, many don’t even understand the value of a true mentor-mentee relationship. Whether in your professional life or your personal life, a mentor-mentee relationship is one of the most important relationships you will have. No matter how successful you become, you can always learn more. Mentorship is about a series of moments with key individuals you’re learning from. We try to encourage mentorship in a variety of ways here at Herjavec Group – from running formal programs to encouraging coffee chats…

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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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It’s Time to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking

June 6, 2018 | LinkedIn Influencer

Whether you’re presenting in a team meeting or pitching your business to a room full of Sharks, it’s normal to be nervous when speaking in public. Jerry Seinfeld tells a hilarious joke that references how so many of us are terrified of public speaking that we would rather be in the casket at a funeral, versus delivering the eulogy. That may be taking it too far… and he tells it better than me, but you get the point. You can’t live in fear of public speaking forever – we are all going to have to speak in front of an…

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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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Cybersecurity CEO: Who Has Your CEO’s Login ID and Password?

| Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Privileged Account Management (PAM): what you should be thinking about Los Angeles, Calif. – May 23, 2018 I recently spoke at the FS-ISAC conference and it became clear that even in the financial services space, safeguarding user identities and managing access permissions across the enterprise is one of the biggest challenges faced by CISOs! Last year, Herjavec Group contributed to an Identity and Access Management (IAM) Report with Cybersecurity Ventures that discussed just that – and we gave the market as a whole a below average grading in terms of digital transformation, real time adaptability, user authentication services and artificial…

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The Street: This Former Uber Driver Built a Multi-Million Dollar Beach Towel Business

May 7, 2018 | Shark Tank

Yes, beach towels. Brandon Leibel, along with his two friends, founded Sand Cloud, a beach towel and apparel company that booked $6 million in sales in 2017. Yes, beach towels. Brandon Leibel, who once drove Uber cars to make ends meet, co-founded Sand Cloud, a beach towel and apparel company.  After years of hard work and an appearance on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” the company saw revenue of $6 million in 2017 and aims to book upwards of $15 million in 2018. Sand Cloud is working with Robert Herjavec on “Shark Tank.” Leibel and his friends started the business with just $10,000….

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Cybersecurity CEO: Manufacturing Is The New Healthcare in 2018

April 17, 2018 | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Aside from financial gain, hackers are also targeting the manufacturing sector for the intellectual property Los Angeles, Calif. – Apr. 16, 2018 The healthcare industry has had a bullseye on its back for the past two years. The media has splashed headlines about antiquated systems, ransomware attacks and even Grey’s Anatomy dedicated an episode to a hacker taking over the hospital’s systems. It’s mainstream – we get it. With this elevated attention has come improvement. More investment, more understanding, more process, more preparedness. So who is the next target? In my opinion – it’s manufacturing. I’ll even go so far…

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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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