Cloud Containers

Cloud Containers

Jun 212018

Log Management: A Security Necessity

| VP of Product

Talk to security professionals about log management, and they will likely speak of the proliferation of sources of information generating logs, which their company does not have the resources to review, digest and correlate to identify security incidents and anomalous behavior. Then there’s the matter of understanding the value of the information itself and figuring out what is important […]

Ryan Smith

VP of Product

With 10 years of experience, Ryan Smith serves as VP of Product at Armor; he is passionate about telling stories about how companies are achieving security and compliance in the cloud. Ryan regularly speaks nationwide at conferences, user groups, and special events on the topics of cloud security, compliance – PCI, HIPAA, and GDPR, and developing secure cloud architectures. Previously, he served as Director of Product Marketing and Sr. Product Manager focused on bringing Armor Anywhere (a managed, scalable security solution that protect virtual machine instances hosted on public, private, hybrid or on-premise cloud environments) and its future iterations to market; he also has been an integral part of developing Armor’s compliance matrix mappings and the industry defining cloud adoption framework for HIPAA compliance. At prior companies, he served as the Founder, Head of Product or Marketing Manager for various SaaS businesses. Ryan holds a PhD in Mass Media and Communication Studies from European Graduate School.

Jun 52018

On Cloud Nine: The Past, Present & Future of Cloud Computing

It took 100+ years from the time the first computer was born, to the delivery of computing services over the Internet; a business model beautifully conceptualized as “the cloud.” While the earliest computers were invented back in the 1800s to crunch numbers using punch cards, the invention of the modern-day computer is generally attributed to […]

May 292018

Containers & Cybersecurity: Automation is Key

| Director of U.S. Sales

Let’s face it – containers are at the forefront of virtualization technology, a somewhat new paradigm for DevOps and agile organizations across our industry. We spoke with several organizations who have shed apprehension around the technology, stepped off the edge and plunged directly into containers, as well as companies just dipping their toes. Through this, […]

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.

Mar 152018

Containerization: The Need to Know

| Director of U.S. Sales

Ever since it gained widespread adoption, cloud computing has always been synonymous with virtualization. But what we’ve all become accustomed to is only one form of virtualization – one that makes virtual machines available directly on top of your traditional hypervisors. Lately however, there’s been a surge in virtualization concepts and one in particular seems […]

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.

Jan 162018

Diving into DevSecOps: Measuring Effectiveness & Success

Whether your organization is big or small, you need the right metrics to determine the effectiveness of your security, performance and overall operation. This is no less true when it comes to measuring the success of your DevSecOps approach than it is anything else. Getting developers to think like InfoSec professionals and vice versa is […]

Jan 112018

Diving into DevSecOps: Predictions for 2018

Of IT disciplines, cyber security is the only one that should never dance alone. It touches everything, from networking to application development. Yet traditionally, security has often been the last one invited to the party.  In the DevOps community, that is now starting to change. A new awareness of the threat landscape is dawning, and 2018 […]

Aug 172017

The Five Points of Cloud-Native Architecture

Inspired by French architect, Le Corbusier, Flavio Andrade, Armor VP of Product Marketing, explores how to develop a cloud-native architecture in the cloud.

Mar 292016

How An Audit Can Shore Up Your Security Strategy

Information security audits are on the rise, as organizations look to not only bolster their security postures, but demonstrate their efforts to other parties such as regulators. Audits, which are measurable technical assessments of systems, applications and other IT components, can involve any number of manual and automated processes. Whether conducted by internal auditors or […]