Database Management

Database Management


Oct 232018

Southern California Cybersecurity Summit

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Rachel Chism

May 32018

The Good, Bad & Ugly of IoT Security

Through smart integrations of electronics, sensors and connectivity, the internet of things (IoT) has enabled us to automate an increasing number of day-to-day tasks. On the flip side, it’s also bringing in new threats. In fact, it didn’t take much time for IoT devices to be responsible for some of the largest DDoS attacks in […]

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Guest authors comprise of Armor's strategic partners, technology partners, clients and experts in the cybersecurity industry.


May 12018

Google Cloud Platform DFW Meetup

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Rachel Chism

May 52017

Understanding Totally Secure #2: Managed and Proactive

Jeff Schilling, Armor CISO, explores the importance of managed cloud security and proactive threat management in part two of our Understanding Totally Secure blog series.

Apr 112017

Sound the Alarms – Hacker Owns Dallas’ Emergency Management Systems

In the early morning hours approximately 156 outdoor weather/emergency sirens wailed horns across Dallas neighborhoods, thanks to a culprit who possibly gained physical access to a centralized broadcast system or, via remote access through phone lines sending signals to individual siren towers. Ordinarily used to alert residence to dangerous weather activity, the horn blasts cast […]

Sep 92016


The Challenge Data security and compliance have always been priorities for BraveSoft, a Denver-based database management company. However, while confident they can protect their clients’ data, it’s not their only area of expertise. So, when faced with the growing amount and sophistication of potential threats to their public cloud environment, they felt it was time to […]

Apr 212014

Who Broke the Heartbleed Bug?

| Head of Threat Resistance

On April 8, one of the most pernicious bugs to ever strike the Internet made the news — the Heartbleed Bug. A vulnerability in the ubiquitous OpenSSL library, it can be used to obtain login user names, passwords, credit card information, application source code, and encryption keys – anything that may exist in server memory. […]

Chris Hinkley, OSCP, CISSP

Head of Threat Resistance

As Head of Threat Resistance at Armor, Chris Hinkley utilizes a decade of security expertise to design, test and deploy next generation security processes and techniques for the cloud. His work at Armor was instrumental in Armor being one of the first cloud companies globally to achieve PCI DSS compliance. Prior to Armor, Hinkley worked as a Web Developer for TargetScope, an interactive marketing and Web development company. In that role he created everything from website animations to complex and dynamic product configurations using the latest technology and development frameworks. With Armor, Hinkley has held a number of security and technology-related roles, including security engineer, lead engineer, support manager and lead ethical hacker. In those roles he has serviced thousands of FireHost customer servers, including Windows and Linux, and overseen the security of all hosting environments to meet PCI, HIPAA and other compliance guidelines. Hinkley is a sought after speaker and author on cloud, security and open source topics, publishing regular columns in SecurityWeek and other industry magazines. Hinkley is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).