Robert Herjavec on Digital Transformation and Remote Workforces

By | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of the Herjavec Group and investor on “Shark Tank,” discusses how businesses should navigate digital transformation, cybersecurity, and the transition to remote work. Where do you see the future of digital headed? There is no doubt that any organization that wants to scale needs to go through some aspect of digital transformation. Consumer behavior is dictating that organizations need to make engagement more convenient and simpler than ever before. As a result, companies are developing mobile applications and integrating various consumer touchpoints through the buying process. Those touchpoints lead to opportunities to collect data, to…

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Robert Herjavec Discusses Impact of Coronavirus on Small Business on CNBC’s Squawk Alley

By | In the News

Robert Herjavec, Founder & CEO of Herjavec Group, recently appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Alley to discuss how small businesses are being impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.  “There are very few companies that can operate on zero revenue,” Robert says. “Entire industries are shutting down.” Robert also advises that small businesses should explore any options available that enable them to keep going and survive. “Take it one day at a time, cut back costs, and make sure your business survives. Otherwise, there is no business for your employees to come back to.”  Watch his full interview below. Originally posted…

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Cybersecurity Ventures: Yes, Even a Shark Can Get Phished!

By | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Cybercrime Magazine connected with Shark Tank star and Herjavec Group Founder & CEO Robert Herjavec to discuss the news of his co-star, real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran being phished for nearly $400K. Check out our Q&A below and learn more about how you can mitigate Business Email Compromise before it impacts your team. Give us the backstory, exactly what exactly happened to Barbara? Barbara’s team fell victim to a sophisticated phishing attack. Her bookkeeper received a request for a wire transfer that seemed legitimate. She validated the information by emailing back and forth with the “sender” who she believed to be Barbara’s personal…

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Robert Herjavec Discusses Phishing Scams on Good Morning America

By | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Recently, Barbara Corcoran, Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank, was scammed out of nearly $400K as a result of a phishing email. The email, which appeared to come from Barbara’s assistant, targeted her bookkeeper asking to approve a wire transfer to a German real estate company in which Barbara had invested.   While the bookkeeper did inquire about the payment, the inquiries were sent to the sender of the initial email, who was a cyber adversary and was able to provide the information necessary for the payment to be approved.  Herjavec Group Founder & CEO, Robert Herjavec, appeared on Good Morning America…

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Cyber CEO: Start your year off right by prioritizing these three cyber conversations

By | Cybersecurity CEO

Welcome to 2020! New Year is always a time of reflection for me. On December 31st I gather any family and friends that are staying with us and I make them all write down their goals for the next year – what they want to achieve, what they’re focusing on, what will change etc… Then we mail it to ourselves and open them the following New Year’s Eve. It’s a good way to keep yourself accountable and be truly reflective regarding what you’ve accomplished over the last 12 months. As business leaders, we should all get into this practice. When…

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Robert Herjavec Joins ONEflight International as Brand Ambassador

By | In the News

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ONEflight International, the fastest growing and industry leader for accessible private jet travel, launched their inaugural video campaign last week featuring Robert Herjavec. Best known from ABC’s Emmy® Award-winning investor series Shark Tank, and founder and CEO of Herjavec Group, he extols the virtues of ONEflight International’s proprietary Book A Jet system [BAJit]. Herjavec will be involved in the brand’s outreach, touting the unique one-point of access within the private jet industry. BAJit is the most advanced technology available to securely search, select, and book one’s private aircraft of choice based upon availability, size, pricing, and amenities – as…

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Cybersecurity CEO: 5 Cybersecurity Employment Figures That Every CISO Should Know

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Recruiting and retaining people will remain the biggest challenge for cyber business leaders for the next five years. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – November 18, 2019 “There will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs globally by 2021” according to the Official Annual Cybersecurity Jobs Report that my firm, Herjavec Group, sponsors. We are involved with the report because nothing is more important to our field than having a sufficient corps of cyber defenders to combat cybercrime, which has reached epidemic proportions. This alarming statistic around open positions in our industry is up 3.5X from 2014 when there were…

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Cybersecurity CEO: Top 5 Resources To Combat Phishing Scams During NCSAM

By | Cybersecurity CEO

National Cyber Security Awareness Month is here and it’s time to protect against the most popular form of cybercrime – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Oct. 15, 2019 Cybercrime smells phishy, and that’s because it is. Of all the cybercrime statistics circulating out there, the one that really blows my mind after all this time is that more than 90 percent of cyberattacks are initiated by a phishing scam. I don’t think that percent has changed since it was published over 7 years ago. You might think that with the emergence of newer cybercrimes such as cryptojacking, SIM-swapping attacks, and others,…

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Cybersecurity CEO: Don’t Talk About Detonation Chambers In The Boardroom

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

We’re breaking down the language barriers around Cybersecurity. But we have a ways to go… – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Sept. 16, 2019 Is there anything that can ruin a CEO’s day faster than a data breach? I don’t think so. A cyberattack can cause instant reputational harm, inflict millions of dollars in damage costs, drive down a stock price, create shareholder unrest, and put a dent in employee morale. So what is a CEO to do? We always encourage cyber literacy and education but how far do we CEO’s need to go to familiarize ourselves? We have a…

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Cybersecurity CEO: How To Invest In Your Organization’s Technology Stack

By | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

People, process – then technology – will address the greatest challenges we all face in cybersecurity. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Aug 14, 2019 Last week I sat down with Oliver Renick from TD Ameritrade’s Market On Close to talk about the state of the cybersecurity market. We covered cyber investments, acquisition activity, and innovation trends in endpoint and cloud. The market shifts we discussed may impact how you choose to invest in your organization’s technology stack. It’s important to understand why some acquisition activity is happening, and identify which players are in it for the long haul. As…

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