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Calm before the storm? Ransomware, botnet attacks predicted to surge

Healthcare IT News | June 10, 2017

Armor CISO Kurt Hagerman talks to Healthcare IT News and discusses the lag of proper security as the threat of ransomware rises.“The healthcare industry is pretty behind the curve from a security standpoint. When you get to healthcare, whose primary business is taking care of people, there’s no standard in terms of service,” said Hagerman. “They all do security in a slightly different way.”

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Threat Intelligence Brief – May 2017

THIS MONTH’S THREAT: News Alert: WannaCry Ransomware By now, you’ve likely seen headlines about the global ransomware attack that has affected 230,000 users in nearly 150 countries and knocked the likes of UK’s National Health Services (NHS), Spain’s Telefonica and FedEX out of commission. The attack utilized multiple exploits and post-exploitation tools based on alleged […]

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Threat Intelligence Brief – April 2017

THIS MONTH’S THREAT: Authentication Attacks Despite the increasing sophistication of threat actor tactics, authentication attacks still remain the most successful attack vector – fueled by the prevalence of weak passwords. It’s hard to believe weak passwords are so prevalent given the intense focus on data breaches. In fact, the most common passwords in the 2016 […]

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Threat Intelligence Brief – March 2017

THIS MONTH’S THREAT: Improper Patch Management Engineering a completely secure product is almost impossible: Some bugs will still get through regardless of how robust an internal testing regimen is. That’s the nature of the software business. With time and effort, security researchers, admins, users and hackers find vulnerabilities within software that can compromise the integrity […]

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Talkin Cloud – Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen

Talkin Cloud | March 13, 2017

With an astounding 27,341,647 patient records stolen through healthcare breaches last year, the industry is reeling and looking to cybersecurity professionals to help with the hemorrhaging. In a recent interview with Talkin’ Cloud, Armor CSO Jeff Schilling discusses how shadow IT plagues the industry and keeps CIOs up at night.

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Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen

MSPmentor | March 13, 2017

Armor CSO Jeff Schilling talks to MSPmentor regarding the healthcare industry’s ongoing struggle to properly protect the troves of patient information they house. “Big pharma, hospitals and people who do critical research are starting to put a lot of investment in cybersecurity and making sure they’re doing the right thing,” Schilling said. “Some because they’ve learned the hard way and paid for huge fines for breaches and some because they are thinking ahead and trying to make those investments.”

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The Var Guy – Healthcare Firms Turn to Cybersecurity Pros as Threats Worsen

The VAR Guy | March 02, 2017

The penalties are high and climbing when it comes to healthcare organizations that violate HIPAA, knowingly or unknowingly. Armor CSO Jeff Schilling discusses what obstacles the industry faces and how they can protect themselves from internal issues that make them vulnerable to attack. “Big pharma, hospitals and people who do critical research are starting to put a lot of investment in cybersecurity and making sure they’re doing the right thing,” Schilling said. “Some because they’ve learned the hard way and paid for huge fines for breaches and some because they are thinking ahead and trying to make those investments.”

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What Healthcare Firms Want from a Cloud Provider

Talkin Cloud | March 02, 2017

The healthcare industry is in the crosshairs of cybercriminals and is now the most heavily targeted sector, surpassing both government and finance. Armor discusses what those in the industry should look for when evaluating a cloud provider including best-of-breed security, fully managed services, and scalability.

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Pharmacy Strategies Group Partners with Armor to Protect Healthcare Cloud Data

D CEO Healthcare | February 23, 2017

Armor VP of Security Wayne Reynolds talks to D CEO Healthcare magazine regarding the sector and why it “is an especially attractive target for cybercriminals, because it is a treasure trove of information, ranging from social security numbers and financial information to sensitive health information for both individuals and their dependents.”

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Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG) Selects Armor for Cloud Security and Compliance

February 20, 2017

Organizations with complex security and compliance needs are increasingly turning to outside partners to reinforce this critical aspect of their business so they can focus on customer service and growth. To that end, Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG), the leading pharmacy intelligence and technology company, selected Armor, the first totally secure cloud company, to host and protect client data across its enterprise.

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