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Verizon Data Exposure – A Lesson in Cloud Security Hygiene

SC Magazine | July 13, 2017

In his latest blog, Armor CSO Jeff Schilling talks to SC Magazine about the exposure of potentially 14 million Verizon customers and “the potential for mass compromise of corporate and consumer data if proper diligence for security protocol is not maintained.”

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Armor Gears Up for 2017 Microsoft Inspire

July 10, 2017

Armor will sponsor several educational events with Microsoft executives and the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) at the upcoming Microsoft Inspire.

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Armor Wins Gold as a Hot Company in the 12th Annual IT World Awards®

July 06, 2017

Armor, The First Totally Secure Cloud Company™ has been named a Gold winner in the 12th Annual 2017 IT World Awards® in the Hot Companies Category by Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide.

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Brooke Blackwell

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Cloud Security Provider Armor Achieves AWS Security Competency Status

Hosting Journalist | June 30, 2017

Armor exhibits unique expertise and technical proficiency, earning AWS Security Competency. “Being one of the first APN partners to achieve AWS Security Competency status reinforces our keen understanding of the platform and a proven ability to keep data safe,” said Chris Drake, founder and CEO of Armor. “In addition to the dynamic security AWS provides, we help fulfill shared security responsibility to protect applications and workloads. Armor’s flexible and reliable technology, orchestrated by our skilled security operations center (SOC), makes meeting these obligations easy. The sizable market share and continued growth of AWS make this new certification a very exciting opportunity.”

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Armor Achieves AWS Security Competency Status

June 29, 2017

Armor announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency status. This designation recognizes that Armor has demonstrated expertise and technical proficiency in security solutions that helps customers achieve their cloud security goals.

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Brooke Blackwell

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Petya: Using Blast Radius to Deduce Attribution

SC Magazine | June 28, 2017

In an effort to identify the culprit of the massive ransomware attack coined Petya, Armor CISO Jeff Schilling analyzes the options and eliminates certain groups he feels are not responsible.

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Armor Global Partner Program Continues Expansion, Adds Partners Serving Healthcare, Finance and Technology Industries

June 28, 2017

DALLAS – June 28, 2017 – Continuing the momentum of building successful global alliances, Armor, The First Totally Secure Cloud Company™, has signed several new partners to the Armor Guardian Partner Program. Launched this spring, the program has experienced an influx of additions spurred by the success of Armor Anywhere, a solution that delivers fully […]

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Petya Ransomware Reportedly Spread Via Malicious Software Updates, Windows Exploits and Tools

SC Magazine | June 27, 2017

Petya has proven to be different than WannaCry, as it essentially shuts down the entire computer, says Chris Hinkley. In an interview with SC Magazine he noted that while the ranswomare “looks like “somewhat of a WannaCry copycat,” it is potentially worse because it “for all intents and purposes turns the computer off.””

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New global cyberattack spreads from Russia to Britain

The Boston Globe | June 27, 2017

Armor’s Chris Hinkley warns that the Petya ransomware attack “could be worse than WannaCry” in his latest interview. He goes on to add it’s “because these attacks encrypt and lock entire hard drives, while the earlier ransomware attacks locked only individual files”.

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Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads Internationally

The New York Times | June 27, 2017

Armor’s Lead Ethical Hacker Chris Hinkley shares the devastating potential of Petya, and how it differs from WannaCry with The New York Times’ Nicole Perlroth.

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