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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My Five Commandments for Entrepreneurs

By | LinkedIn Influencer

There is no “right” path to success, especially when it comes to entrepreneurship. There’s no right age, time, circumstance, college degree, etc. – and that’s what I love about it. What you need is less about the “right stuff” and more about having the right attitude. Starting your own business is dictated entirely by your mentality: Are you hard working? Are you passionate? Can you make the necessary sacrifices? Can you face adversity head on? So while there is no right path, I do like to say that there are five commandments that all entrepreneurs should live by: 1. Identify your…

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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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Cybersecurity CEO: Number Of Women In Cyber Rising – More To Be Done

By | Cybersecurity CEO

We should aim for 50 percent of jobs in cybersecurity to be filled by women. – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Mar. 14, 2019 Women are underrepresented in cybersecurity — in the technology industry in general actually. But don’t get me wrong, there are new numbers that hold a lot of promise for the future of our industry: Cybersecurity Ventures recently recalculated the number of women in cyber — the number went from 11 percent in 2013 to 20 percent in 2019. Forrester also predicts that the number of female CISOs at Fortune 500 companies will rise to 20 percent in 2019, up from…

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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: Who’s Inside Your Network, And How Long Have They Been There?

By | Cybersecurity CEO

Employee and contractor cyber threat looms large – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – Feb. 19, 2019 Here’s something a lot of board level executives still don’t know — employees are your biggest cyber risk ! This is exactly why Herjavec Group highlights “the people problem” as a key area for focus in The 2019 Cyber Conversations for the C-Suite Report. You might have all of the security tools at your disposal, but if you can’t manage insider threat, there will always be a critical flaw in your security program. Many industry sources estimate the ‘dwell time’ for cyber attackers…

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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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Create Your Success: Adventure Hunt

By | Create Your Success

After years of being on Shark Tank, I’ve seen many different types of people come through the tank. As a Shark, we’re not just investing in the business – we’re investing in the entrepreneur. We look for their passion, knowledge, preparation, and charisma. In light of my newest book, You Don’t Have to Be a Shark I sat down to interview some of my favourite entrepreneurs. They each have their own unique stories of sacrifice, failure, and accomplishment. What advice do they have for a new generation of people chasing their dreams? Read through our conversation below and get inspired to #CreateYourSuccess. My first impression…

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