Foundation

If you’re new to the field and want to get your feet wet, this is the hub for everything basic about cloud and cybersecurity.

Foundation

Dec 132018

Shared Responsibility, Roles & Responsibilities

| Director of Technical Alliances

With migrations to the cloud now becoming a norm rather than a novelty, it’s crucial for organizations to understand the underpinning responsibility as tenants of the public cloud. One of the misconceptions about moving to the cloud is that it relieves the customer of several responsibilities pertaining to their IT infrastructure—including their cybersecurity responsibilities. This […]

Stan Golubchik

Director of Technical Alliances

Stan is responsible for driving Technical and Strategic business development and Go-To-Market relationships as they pertain to partnerships with Armor. He looks to identify and incubate deeper solution integrations from micro-services to comprehensive security solutions interoperability.  

Possessing rich experiences and acumen to identify technical and business objective intersects, he drives overall business growth and solutions delivery. This is achieved by bringing a wide array of experience from sales engineering, technical marketing management, and security solutions architectural experience. Successful relationship growth has been achieved through cloud service providers, and extensive ISV ecosystems.

Dec 112018

CSPM: A new class of security tools

| Solutions Consultant

From account hijackings to distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks to unsecure APIs and interfaces, the threat landscape for cloud applications and services remains a busy place. A place where even small mistakes can lead to serious security breaches and data leaks. An organization’s need to reduce risk and a lack of experience for what part of […]

Alex Humphrey

Solutions Consultant

Alex Humphrey serves as a Solutions Consultant at Armor. He is responsible for working with customers globally to build world-class server security and compliance for cloud, on-premise, and hybrid ecosystems. He previously worked as the Information Security Engineer Team Lead for Mary Kay where he was responsible for all aspects of server and endpoint security in both on-premise and cloud environments. He graduated Cum Laude from The University of Texas at Dallas attaining his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
and Management.

Nov 292018

Consulting Partner Private Offer

| Director of Technical Alliances

Business decision makers shopping for software or solutions to ultimately enhance and protect their bottom line are no different than average consumers purchasing products off a shelf. Customers of any kind want the same things from a shopping perspective these days: a fast, frictionless experience and a reliable consultant when necessary. The AWS Marketplace is […]

Stan Golubchik

Director of Technical Alliances

Stan is responsible for driving Technical and Strategic business development and Go-To-Market relationships as they pertain to partnerships with Armor. He looks to identify and incubate deeper solution integrations from micro-services to comprehensive security solutions interoperability.  

Possessing rich experiences and acumen to identify technical and business objective intersects, he drives overall business growth and solutions delivery. This is achieved by bringing a wide array of experience from sales engineering, technical marketing management, and security solutions architectural experience. Successful relationship growth has been achieved through cloud service providers, and extensive ISV ecosystems.

Nov 272018

AWS Public Cloud Focus

| Solutions Consultant

When it comes to cloud security, organizations can be their own worst enemy. Gartner predicts that, through the year 2022, at least 95% of public cloud security incidents will be the result of the customer’s own misconfiguration. With migration to the cloud becoming more and more commonplace, it truly is critical that organizations understand how […]

Sam Coronado

Solutions Consultant

As a Solutions Consultant for Armor, Sam Coronado provides technical expertise to clients as they evaluate how Armor can secure their cloud workloads. With experience in development, systems administration, and AWS engineering, Coronado is passionate about Armor's ability to integrate cloud security into DevOps tooling and increase speed-to-market. He is an alumnus of the University of North Texas.

Nov 82018

Preparing for AWS re:Invent 2018

| Director of Technical Alliances

In a few days, tens of thousands of people will descend on Las Vegas. They won’t be there to gamble—though that opportunity exists—but to attend AWS re:Invent 2018. Since 2012, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) conference has exploded in popularity as AWS users, partners, and employees trade information, experiences, and business cards over the course […]

Stan Golubchik

Director of Technical Alliances

Stan is responsible for driving Technical and Strategic business development and Go-To-Market relationships as they pertain to partnerships with Armor. He looks to identify and incubate deeper solution integrations from micro-services to comprehensive security solutions interoperability.  

Possessing rich experiences and acumen to identify technical and business objective intersects, he drives overall business growth and solutions delivery. This is achieved by bringing a wide array of experience from sales engineering, technical marketing management, and security solutions architectural experience. Successful relationship growth has been achieved through cloud service providers, and extensive ISV ecosystems.

Nov 62018

Combatting Cybersecurity Tool Fatigue

| Head of Security

Ray Biondo | Senior VP & CISO, Beyond Are you suffering from cybersecurity tool fatigue? Are your IT and security teams saddled with multiple unmanageable tools, intelligence feeds, and procedures—usually with a significant amount of overlap—that need continual updating to adapt to today’s everchanging IT and cybersecurity architectures? Tool fatigue is a result of the […]

Wayne Reynolds

Head of Security

Head of Security, Wayne Reynolds, manages the cyber and physical security operations at Armor. This unique, dual responsibility extends beyond the typical approach many cloud providers take in securing their own operations while leaving customers to fend for themselves. Key to establishing the strategic and operational vision at Armor, Wayne oversees the execution of Security Incident Management, Security Infrastructure, Vulnerability Threat Management, Threat Intelligence, Corporate Security, and Physical Security within both Armor’s corporate and customer environments. He leads Armor's Friendly Network Forces, a one-of-a-kind internal penetration testing organization designed to validate the company’s own security measures and evaluate risk from new or unforeseen threats. Prior to Armor, Wayne served in the U.S. Marine Corps for nearly 20 years where he led the Tactical Information Technology and Avionics Departments. In his civilian career, he has led organizations for a wide range of businesses including Conde Nast Publication, Copart Auto Auctions, Aerojet-Rocketdyne, Citi Group, and GameStop.

Oct 182018

#ArmorU Report Findings: Growth in Cloud Security

| Head of Marketing

By 2021 cybercrime is estimated to cost the world $6 trillion annually. As cyberattacks are the third highest risk to companies globally, it’s irresponsible for executives to sit idly by assuming they’re not on a threat actor’s radar. Although this is still the attitude of many C-Suite members, more and more decision makers and IT professionals are beginning to understand the severity […]

Diana Massaro

Head of Marketing

Diana Massaro, who wields a healthy affinity for data and metrics-based strategy, leads Armor’s dynamic marketing team. With more than 24 years’ experience of delivering positivity, vision and management leadership to the private sector, her skills scale across a variety of disciplines, including large enterprise software and high-volume transaction models. Her previous roles have included: CEO & VP Marketing at Prodagio Software, VP of Marketing at Idera Software, VP of Marketing and Product Management at Datacert.

Oct 92018

Back to the Basics of Cybersecurity

| Director of U.S. Sales

Every morning when I arrive at work, I make it a small practice to do two things: check my emails from the night before and look at what happened in the world of cybersecurity the day before. Without fail, there’s something new and noteworthy every single day. Whether it be the recent Reddit attack, concerns of election hacking as we’re entering midterms, or the rise of […]

Derek Boxdell

Director of U.S. Sales

Derek serves as the Director of U.S. sales at Armor. He is responsible for guiding his team of consultants in helping clients solve business-related challenges, whether it's security, compliance or public/private cloud. With more than 10 years in the public cloud, cybersecurity and IT industry, he's seen the landscape evolve as industries continue to innovate, and is able to help his consultants create an ecosystem inclusive of transparency and candor. It's not at all unusual for him to get in, roll up his sleeves and help prospects make the right decision for their business strategies. Prior to joining Armor he served as the VP of Sales, Channels and Partners for FortyCloud, and was charged with driving revenue growth and awareness, ultimately culminating in acquisition by FireMon in 2016.

Sep 272018

Cybersecurity’s Latest & Greatest: Advancements in the Industry

| Solutions Consultant

If the past two decades could be summed up in one word, it would be innovation. From the IoT to mobile applications, the axiom that the only constant is change rings true. The evolution of the digital landscape has made a dramatic impact on cybersecurity, with organizations tasked with maintaining security and compliance in more complex and […]

Sam Coronado

Solutions Consultant

As a Solutions Consultant for Armor, Sam Coronado provides technical expertise to clients as they evaluate how Armor can secure their cloud workloads. With experience in development, systems administration, and AWS engineering, Coronado is passionate about Armor's ability to integrate cloud security into DevOps tooling and increase speed-to-market. He is an alumnus of the University of North Texas.

Sep 132018

Protecting Customer Data from Beginning to End

| Chief Information Security Officer

Effectively collecting and leveraging customer data gives companies a distinct advantage for sales and marketing initiatives. Capturing the demographics of shoppers for example can lead to more targeted advertising, which in turn can lead to a bigger bottom line. But while the benefits of collecting data are significant, it also introduces privacy and security concerns […]

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.