Provides managed data protection and supports compliance for hybrid cloud infrastructure and workloads
RICHARDSON, Texas – March 28, 2017 – Cloud adoption is gaining momentum among financial institutions, and BCU is at the forefront of this emerging trend for online services. BCU is now working with Armor, The First Totally Secure Cloud Company™, to provide data protection and compliance for Microsoft Azure© instances with Armor Anywhere. This managed security solution aligns with PCI 3.2 compliance standards and is designed for hybrid cloud environments to help address shared responsibility for public cloud workloads.
“While the financial sector has among the most stringent compliance and regulatory standards, it remains under constant assault by sophisticated cyber attacks,” said Jared Day, President, Armor. “BCU is a trailblazer in cloud adoption and will be able to extend IT resources while applying the latest security and compliance controls to keep members safe. Aligning with a visionary organization that realizes the benefits of the cloud, but understands that security requires specialized expertise and solutions, presents an exciting opportunity for Armor.”
Armor’s PCI-compliant solutions are built upon decades of cyber security experience. As a scalable cloud security solution, Armor Anywhere offers managed protection, detection, and 24/7/365 response for cloud platforms, including Azure and AWS©, as well as private and hybrid clouds, and on-premise infrastructure. It also provides advanced threat intelligence capabilities from a military-grade security operations center (SOC).
“Armor Anywhere has the detection and protection tools we need to be secure and compliant as we continue to expand our footprint in the cloud,” said Jeff Johnson, CIO, BCU. “With Armor’s proactive approach to security, we can identify network anomalies and respond instantly to minimize or prevent negative outcomes. Plus, the ability to fulfill our security responsibility for protecting Azure workloads is a tremendous benefit that makes my teams’ job easier.”
BCU is a $2.6 billion full-service financial institution providing select employer group and community banking to approximately 200,000 members in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. The fastest growing credit union in the last 30 years, BCU is regarded as having set new standards for bringing together technology and member service in the fast-changing world of financial services delivery. As an organization, BCU is committed to improving members’ financial well-being through the brand promise We’ve Got Your Back. Membership is open to several prestigious employers around the country and those living or working in Chicago-area communities. To learn more, visit www.bcu.org.
Armor is The first Totally Secure Cloud Company™ that protects customers’ vital assets and helps prevent data breaches through managed multi-layer security for public and private clouds. The Armor team also applies extensive military cyber security experience for proactive threat detection, response and remediation. Forward-thinking organizations trust Armor for data security and compliance to stay ahead of cyber threats in the cloud. To learn more, visit www.armor.com or follow @armor.