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Calm before the storm? Ransomware, botnet attacks predicted to surge

Healthcare IT News | June 10, 2017

Armor CISO Kurt Hagerman talks to Healthcare IT News and discusses the lag of proper security as the threat of ransomware rises.“The healthcare industry is pretty behind the curve from a security standpoint. When you get to healthcare, whose primary business is taking care of people, there’s no standard in terms of service,” said Hagerman. “They all do security in a slightly different way.”

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How Hospitals Can Avoid Security Pitfalls in Health Apps

Healthcare IT News | June 06, 2017

Armor CISO Kurt Hagermen talks to Healthcare IT News about the need for hospitals to educate developers to get the kind of cybersecurity measure that healthcare needs, particularly when it comes to apps that bolt-on to EHRs.

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Managed security services enhance cloud cover for SMBs, others

Third Certainty | June 01, 2017

Armor’s Wayne Reynolds explains how we make the cloud safe and compliant without impeding productivity for customers of all sizes across verticals.

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WannaCry: The Definitive Litmus Test For Taking Security Seriously

Talkin' Cloud | May 18, 2017

Armor’s Jeff Schilling warns others that a breach the magnitude of WannaCry was something other security experts could have helped avoid simply by maintaining patches. “The world knew something like WannaCry could be coming months ago and software companies addressed the issue with a viable patch. The onus was then on organizations to utilize the resources to keep their infrastructure safe. Which, unfortunately didn’t happen in many cases.”

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10 Hot Startups That Raised VC Funding In April

CRN | May 05, 2017

CRN talks highlights hot startups that raised venture capital funding in April this year, focusing on Armor’s $89M received from new investor STT.

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Enlightened Shadow IT Policy Collaborates with Users

Tech Target | May 05, 2017

“Any IT leader who stands in the way of productivity probably isn’t going to hold the job too long,” said Armor CSO Jeff Schilling to Tech Target’s Sandra Gittlen. Read more about shadow IT and how the era of ‘no way’ is giving way.

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U.S. Minutemen Gather to Sharpen Cyber Skills Needed to Face 21st Century Threats

SC Magazine | May 04, 2017

Armor’s very own Jeffery Schilling talks to SC Magazine in an article commending Cyber Shield 2017, a training the Army National Guard and Reserve ran in order to sharpen skills and practice for situations on the cyber war front. “I believe it is a good idea to train National Guard soldiers to support our Critical Infrastructure providers with expertise in this field because they can operate under Title 32, US Code, with local and state governments, to do consequence management as a result of a Cyber Attack on an ICS that might affect public utilities such as water and electricity,” he said.

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Onboarding And Enablement: Better Together

Channel Partner Online | May 04, 2017

Armor Partner Marketing Manager Erin Figer talks to Channel Partners about the onboarding process and discusses the difference between partner enablement. She writes, “You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.” With anything new comes excitement around possibilities and eagerness to get started. However, making sure that a supplier relationship gets off on the right foot means starting strong with onboarding and enablement. These are often lumped together as one process, but they’re two distinct activities, with separate outcomes.”

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Difficulty Level – “EXTREME”: Why is attribution such a challenge?

SC Magazine | May 03, 2017

Armor’s Jeff Schilling talks to SC Magazine about the difficulties of attribution. “I once told a reporter, “can you imagine if you could jump into someone else’s skin and rob a bank? It would be difficult to name the true perpetrator. And, unfortunately, that is what it is like when trying to figure out attribution in cyber-space.””

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VC Cash Infusion Helping Security Vendors Bolster Efforts

eWeek | April 28, 2017

eWeek highlights Armor’s $89M in funding.

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