Cybersecurity CEO: Insider Threat Rises Sharply Amidst New COVID-19 Workplace

By | In the News

Employees working from home intensifies cyber risk – Robert Herjavec Los Angeles, Calif. – April 15, 2020 Your CFO is working from home now. That’s just one of how many remote privileged users with keys to your kingdom outside of the corporate office. If that doesn’t raise a red flag in your head, then it should… We all know that inadvertent action leads to data breaches – it’s just a fact. Call it unintentional insider risk. Call it human error. Call it anything you want. But you had better protect your organization against it, now! Who and what am I talking…

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Money Matters in The Age of COVID-19

By | LinkedIn Influencer

This is the second episode from The UPS Store® Small Biz Challenge: Where We Grow From Here podcast series. On this second episode of Small Biz Challenge: Where We Grow From Here, host Shannon LaNier talks to Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of Herjavec Group and star of ABC’s Shark Tank, about creative ways to manage cash flow during this difficult time. Hear how to find the funding to make payroll, keep the supply chain intact, and more. Highlights From This Episode Shannon LaNier: What advice you would give to small businesses that are going through a lot of money…

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The Crucial Steps Small Business Owners Should Take Today

By | In the News

This is the first episode of the podcast Small Biz Challenge: Where We Grow From Here. Things are far from business as usual. Small business owners need real tips and advice right now more than ever, and Inc., The UPS Store, and Robert Herjavec are here to help. In this first podcast episode, host Shannon LaNier talks to Robert Herjavec, founder and CEO of Herjavec Group and star of ABC’s Shark Tank, about the crucial steps a small business owner should be taking today from cash burn and price fluctuation to customer service and advertising.  Highlights From This Episode…

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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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