cybersecurity operations

cybersecurity operations


Jul 252018

Roundtable with Optiv

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Rachel Chism

Jul 32018

Measuring Dwell Time & Security Operations

| Head of the Threat Resistance Unit

Dwell time is one of the most powerful metrics to measure an organization’s cybersecurity effectiveness against today’s threat landscape. Security teams use it to assess the entire operational process of the security program, from architecture to engineering, through operations and incident response. In turn, key decision makers and stakeholders can look at this metric to […]

Troy Dearing

Head of the Threat Resistance Unit

Troy Dearing is the Head of the Threat Resistance Unit and oversees all cyber threat intelligence & threat hunting initiatives. He initially joined Armor’s TRU as a Senior Ethical Hacker leveraging 22 years of expertise in IT and cyber security.

Before joining Armor, Troy was a Computer Network Operator for the NSA, where he was tasked with performing Computer Network Exploitation operations. He retired from the Marine Corps after 20 years of service with distinction serving as a network intelligence subject matter expert, instrumental in the creation of a service level course on network exploitation and analysis. Early in his career he was selected for an internship at the NSA’s Red Team which established his foundation in cyber security expertise. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland University College attaining his Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. Troy is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).


Aug 142017


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Sep 62016

3 Major Cybersecurity Market Mistakes

I’ve had the distinct privilege of meeting with more than 100+ value-added resellers (VARs), managed service providers (MSPs), systems integrators, (SIs) and, independent software vendors (ISVs) during the last six months from four different countries. While this represents a diverse group of partners, the topics we discussed were quite consistent: How do I assure my […]