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Jun 172019

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2019

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Teri Harper

Events

Nov 142018

CISO Inspired Conference Windsor 2018

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Teri Harper

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Jul 32018

Armor Roundtable Series

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Rachel Chism

Events

Apr 32018

HITRUST Community Extension Program

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Rachel Chism

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Apr 22018

HITRUST & AMA Cybersecurity Workshop

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Rachel Chism

Events

May 252017

CISO Roundtable

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Kim Ross

Feb 162016

Security vs. Compliance

| Chief Information Security Officer

There’s one problem that surfaces again and again, regardless of which regulatory standard (e.g., PCI, HIPAA, etc.) we discuss: failing to understand the difference between compliance and security. Sometimes organizations think they’re the same thing; sometimes they get so consumed by complicated regulations that they stop focusing on security altogether. Using PCI as an example, […]

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.

Nov 42015

Healthcare Industry Faces ‘Kobayashi Maru’ Scenario

As far as cyber security analogies go, this one is out there. Way out there in the “neutral zone.” But bear with us. SC Magazine’s recent story, “The High Cost of Staying Protected: Security Expenses,” sheds light on the disturbing trend of CISOs, IT teams and security departments being asked to do so much more […]

Oct 282015

US-EU Data-Sharing Agreement Creates Questions for International Relationships, Business

| Chief Information Security Officer

As news breaks about the United States and European Union agreeing, in principle, to a new data-sharing pact, questions arise as to whether this is an improvement to outgoing policy, particularly the Safe Harbor Rules. I recently connected with SearchSecurity’s Michael Heller to explain that we should all expect more transparent statements on general data […]

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 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.