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Top 10 Security Challenges for 2017

SC Magazine | August 17, 2017

Armor CSO Jeff Schilling predicts more tools are to come from the Shadow Brokers in the remainder of 2017. He warns SC Magazine readers, “Expect more to come.”

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When Shifting To The Cloud Offers More Security

Forbes | August 15, 2017

In his most recent blog, Armor CSO and Forbes Technology Council member Jeff Schilling educates on leveraging the cloud to develop a strong defensive position to thwart increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. “Having the ability to shrink an attack surface to focus on protecting the most critical assets is a huge bonus that the cloud is ideal for,” said Schilling. “And leadership executives from the boardroom to the data center would be well-served to realize its game-changing ability.”

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Uptick in Malware Targets the Banking Community

Dark Reading | August 09, 2017

A number of recent attacks, using tactics old and new, have made off with an astonishing amount of money. Senior Ethical Hacker Geoffrey Pamerleau discusses what financial institutions can do to defend themselves in his recent Dark Reading blog. 

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Understanding your responsibility and security in the cloud

Help Net Security | August 09, 2017

In his podcast recorded at Black Hat USA 2017, Chris Drake, Founder and CEO at Armor, talks about the difference between security of the cloud and security in the cloud.

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Opinion Using a ‘Defense in Depth’ Strategy to Thwart Ransomware Attacks

Information Management | August 08, 2017

There are a ton of unsupported, past end-of-life, or unpatchable servers running in many organizations’ environments. Armor Ethicial Hacker Geoffrey Pamerleau addresses the issue in his latest Information Management blog. 

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Microsoft Inspire: 3 Azure Security Takeaways for Partners

Channel Partners Online | August 08, 2017

Dan Mannion, VP, partners & alliances, recounts his time at this year’s Microsoft Inspire in a recent Channel Partners Online blog. “For security-minded folks like me, the true highlight, however, was Brad Smith’s keynote,” said Mannion. “For the first time ever, one of Microsoft’s most senior execs dedicated 20-minutes of prime stage time to emphasizing cybersecurity and the growing threat to organizations and individuals alike. Smith also focused on the responsibility we have to secure customer data in the cloud.”

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Black Hat 2017: 5 takeaways for security teams

Tech Beacon | August 08, 2017

Tech Beacon’s John Mello speaks to Armor Founder and CEO Chris Drake regarding this year’s Black Hat Conference. “I’ve seen a ton of cool technology with whiz-bang capabilities, but most companies are struggling with simple good hygiene. The industry has done a good job developing stuff, but it’s way ahead of many organizations’ ability to execute.”

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A New, Secure Cloud for FinTech – Interview with Jeff Schilling of Armor

Lets Talk Payments | August 08, 2017

In a recent interview with Let Talk Payment’s Patrick Rivenbark, Armor CSO Jeff Schilling discusses his journey to Armor, keeping up with threats and the string of recent attacks such as WannaCry and Petya.

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A quick Q&A with Chris Drake, Founder and CEO, Armor

SC Magazine | July 27, 2017

Armor Founder and CEO Chris Drake attended this year’s Black Hat and spoke with SC Magazine’s Doug Olenick about the difference between security of the cloud and security in the cloud, bug bounty programs and the talent gap that plagues the industry. 

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What the ‘internet of things’ can learn from used cars

R Street | July 24, 2017

The recent string of massive cyber security attacks has renewed calls for lawmakers and regulators to adopt tougher rules governing device insecurity. R Street talks about Armor’s $100,000 insurance-backed warranty against data breaches.

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