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Shark Tank Star On How Hackers Became The New Mafia

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

Shark Tank Star On How Hackers Became The New Mafia

Robert Herjavec is best known as a star on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit show Shark Tank. But that only requires 17 days a year of filming, according to Herjavec – who spends most of his time as founder and CEO running his namesake cybersecurity firm. Toronto-based Herjavec Group is Canada’s largest pure-play information security services company. Over the past couple of years they have expanded in to the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific, through organic growth and a few small but strategic acquisitions of MSSPs (managed security service providers). Herjavec’s firm recently did some of its own filming — “Hackers are the New Mafia: Breakfast and Security Roundtable with DarkMarket author Misha Glenny” — a video broadcast which discusses cyber crime with one of the top minds on the topic. Misha Glenny is an international bestselling author who has written several books including his 2012 paperback “DarkMarket: How Hackers Became the New Mafia”. In this book, he exposes our governments’ multi-billion-dollar war against an ever-morphing, super smart new breed of criminal: the hacker. Herjavec Group’s video was shot at their corporate headquarters and features Glenny recounting his experiences across 200 plus hours of research & interviews with the key players in […]

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Koh Samui mafia crackdown: More tourist centers next

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The success of crackdowns on criminal gangs operating on the resort island of Koh Samui last week has encouraged police to expand their list of targets to include more tourist destinations nationwide. Acting chief of the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) Thitirat Nonghanpitak led about 300 police together with military forces in a dawn operation on the resort island on Friday. A combined team of 756 police and military raided 26 spots believed to be the hideouts of powerful people or criminals. They arrested five suspects and confiscated 20 guns and 835 rounds of ammunition as well as three kilogrammes of kratom, a narcotic plant. The decision to look into criminal cases on the island came after local businessman Panas Kao-uthai, 49, was gunned down in a restaurant early this month, apparently as a result of business conflicts among so-called influential figures on the island. His death frightened villagers and caused panic on the island, which is Thailand’s top tourist destination. There was a concern that the high level of crime on the island was tarnishing its reputation as a safe tourist destination. Authorities were urged to speed up their probe into the murder. During the operation, there was a search […]

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