Entrepreneur: 5 Ways to Win Your Pitch, According to ‘Shark Tank’s’ Robert Herjavec

October 13, 2017 | In the News

The cybersecurity tycoon and investor shares a few insider tips to capturing his attention – and his money. As one of the original Shark Tank investors, Robert Herjavec has seen his fair share of pitches. He’s sat through presentations for everything from an energy drink for cougars to a book that becomes a lamp. Along the way he’s learned what works and what falls flat. And as “the nice judge,” he’s consistently offered helpful and constructive advice — even if the recipient didn’t deserve it. As he’s now in his ninth season on the show, the cybersecurity tycoon offers entrepreneurs…

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GO Banking Rates: Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec on How to Keep Your Money Safe Online

October 5, 2017 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

If you’re worried about whether your personal information and money are safe online after the recent Equifax data breach, you have good reason to be concerned. The credit reporting agency announced on Sept. 7 that criminals gained access to the company’s files with sensitive information of about 143 million consumers — information that could be used to steal people’s identities. The Equifax data breach was by no means an isolated incident. Hacks seem to be commonplace now — with companies ranging from Anthem to Target to Yahoo! reporting major security breaches in recent years. You should certainly take steps to…

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Yahoo: ‘Shark Tank’ Investor Robert Herjavec’s Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

October 3, 2017 | In the News

Businessman and TV personality Robert Herjavec, best known as an investor on the hit show “Shark Tank,” is helping bring the American Dream to middle America in Season 2 of “Small Business Revolution.” The show, which airs on Hulu, centers around getting small communities to rally around their local businesses. “In small towns, small businesses are really struggling to survive,” Amanda Brinkman, the show’s co-host and the chief brand and communications officer at Deluxe, told Yahoo Finance. “You’re seeing third generation mom-and-pop shops having to close,” Brinkman added. “It’s because they struggle to compete. You have big-box retailers and national restaurant…

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The Street: Robert Herjavec Predicts New Legislation in Response to the Equifax Hack

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Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec made his fortune in cybersecurity. We sat down with him at an event celebrating his new streaming series “Small Business Revolution.” We discussed the Equifax (EFX – Get Report) data breach that exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans. Herjavec mentioned past cyber attacks including Sony (SNY – Get Report) and Target (TGT – Get Report)  saying they might just be the tip of the iceberg. He says the Equifax is different because it affected half of the consumers in the U.S.  Herjavec predicts new legislation is coming that will open top executives up to being held criminally negligent when leaks like this…

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Media Planet: Robert Herjavec Breaks Down How to Perfect Your Cybersecurity Strategy

September 27, 2017 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

According to “Shark Tank’s” and Founder/CEO of Cybersecurity Firm Herjavec Group, Robert Herjavec, people, process and technology are key to implementing a strong security strategy.  Photo: Lesley Bryce DON’T PANIC: “Shark Tank’s” Robert Herjavec feels that when it comes to a strong security strategy, it’s all about your process and keeping your cool. What is the largest security threat that businesses face currently? Robert Herjavec: In the case of cyber security, having visibility in your entire infrastructure is key. Too many companies have a whack-a-mole cyber security strategy. They focus on the immediate security problem but don’t address the bigger picture,…

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Media Planet: How This Corporate Shark Is Leading the Attack on Cybercrime

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Robert Herjavec, bestselling author and founder of one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies, knows the importance of cybersecurity and shares his advice.   A dynamic entrepreneur, in 2003 Robert Herjavec founded Herjavec Group, a global leader in information security, currently ranked #1 on the Cybersecurity 500 as the world’s most innovative cyber firm. HG specializes in managed security services, consulting, delivery and incident response for enterprise-level organizations. Robert’s ability to interpret industry trends and understand enterprise business security demands has helped him achieve the profile of a global cybersecurity expert. He shares his expertise with other entrepreneurs each…

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If You Don’t Fail, You Won’t Succeed

August 16, 2017 | LinkedIn Influencer

I’ve spent a lot of time recently talking about failure. It’s one of those words, just like sales, that gets a bad reputation. Failure isn’t a bad word! At one time or another in our lives we will be faced with the fear of failure. But if you don’t take that chance – take that first step forward, follow the path unknown – how do you know that you won’t succeed? After all – we need to understand failure to be able to measure success, don’t we? Failure is as a lesson that should catapult you into success – and…

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City A.M.: Robert Herjavec: We are in the midst of a Cyber Cold War

July 24, 2017 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

Never has a flute of champagne been thrust into my hand as I arrived for an interview, until today. I’m in Reading, which, considering that I’m one of those ghastly London-centric metropolitan elites, I did not realise was just 25 minutes away from the Capital. It’s quickly becoming a hi-tech hub, away from the exorbitant rents, besuited hubbub and hubris of the City. Remarkably enough, Reading isn’t full of people making arbitrary daily toasts – there is reason to celebrate today. It’s the inauguration of Herjavec Group’s new UK headquarters. The sixth floor of the White Tower still smells of fresh…

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4 Things To Look For When You’re Job Hunting

July 20, 2017 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), LinkedIn Influencer

Whether you’re looking for a new job or switching careers, job hunting is a big deal ! Maybe you are experiencing conflict or you’ve achieved everything you can out of your current role. Maybe you’re just bored. Gone are the days where an employee sticks with one company for their entire career. Most people stick around for 2-3 years before moving on – that’s the hard truth. People often ask me – “I’m on the job hunt, what should I be looking for?” Here’s my advice. Company Culture Company culture can tell you a lot about how satisfied current employees…

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Innovation & Tech Today: Bite-Size Success Tips From A Shark

July 6, 2017 | In the News

An excerpt from Innovation & Tech Today’s Summer 2017 exclusive. Grab a copy at Barnes & Noble to access the full interview. We recently had the pleasure of speaking with one of the most beloved “Sharks” from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, getting a candid look inside the mind of this brilliant businessman and inspirational role model. Besides being the founder and CEO of the Herjavec Group and part owner of multiple other enterprises, Robert Herjavec takes a real interest in sharing his wisdom on business and personal success to inspire others. The author of several books, including 2016’s You Don’t…

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