October 2014

October 2014

Oct 302014

Resolving the Healthcare CISO Shortage

| Chief Information Security Officer

As security has become a frequent topic in the executive suite, many leaders have accepted the need for an empowered CISO. While the role has been often undervalued in many organizations, the rise in breaches has forced leaders to reconsider the difference between a disconnected, limited CISO and an influential one – especially in healthcare. […]

Kurt Hagerman

Chief Information Security Officer

Kurt Hagerman has over twenty-five years in the field of information technology, including over 6 years as Chief Information Security Officer at Armor. He is responsible for the governance, risk and compliance side of the security mission for customer facing products. He regularly consults with Armor prospects and customers on PCI, HIPAA and financial services regulations and helps them understand how these regulations impact their business and how Armor can help them meet their regulatory responsibilities. Kurt regularly speaks and writes on information security topics in the payments and health care spaces as well as on cloud security. He holds CISA and CISSP certifications and is an active participant with local chapters of ISACA, CSA and ISSA.

Prior to joining Armor, he was a Managing Director and national PCI Practice Director for Coalfire Systems, Inc., a leading IT Security GRC company. Kurt has conducted hundreds of security reviews and audits across a number of industries including the payment space, healthcare, financial services and higher education. During his twenty-five plus years in the field of information technology, he has held a wide number of positions encompassing many IT and security disciplines including: network engineering; systems engineering; security engineering; and IT/Security auditing and compliance.

Oct 282014

The 5 Scariest Cyber Threats

It’s almost time for Halloween. But as we all know, there are plenty of scares to be had in cyber security year-round — and 2014 has been more frightening than most. So in the spirit of the season, let’s take a look at the scariest threats out there in the digital landscape, and, more importantly, how […]