$GME (GameStop) and $AMC (AMC Entertainment) are breaking the market. These two stocks, driven by retail investor hype, have created pandemonium on Wall Street. Hedge funds are going bankrupt, and brokers are overwhelmed. None seem more overwhelmed than the SaaS brokerages like Stash App and Robinhood. Stash App has slowed to a crawl if you […]
By Ali Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP (ISSAP, ISSMP), CCSFP, Member (FBI) InfraGard & HITRUST CSF® Assessor Council Executive Summary In the future, when we look back, this Equifax data breach very well could be the tipping point for cybersecurity. A watershed moment. Cybersecurity, for the next few years, will be a significant “C” level priority. Executives […]
By Jason Newman, Chief Information Security Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota I’m a VP and chief information security officer for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross). In my role, I am responsible for information security, IT risk management, business resilience, and crisis management within Blue Cross. HITRUST: How […]
By Hector Rodriguez, Worldwide Health Chief Information Security Officer, Microsoft & Matthew Datel, Manager, Assessor Program & Assurance Strategy, HITRUST® Protecting sensitive information is a challenge for any organization. And our brave new world of connected hybrid-heterogeneous cloud environments, while creating new opportunities, also expands the potential for cyber attacks. When organizations stand up new […]
By Jeremy Huval, Vice President, Compliance & Internal Audit, HITRUST® Completing HITRUST CSF® Assessments will now require less time and fewer resources—thanks to the “Using Work of Others” initiative just announced as part of the ongoing improvements being made to the HITRUST Assurance Program. This is just the latest example of how HITRUST continually enhances […]
By Sean Martin, HITRUST® Independent Security Journalist Earlier this year, the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC), in conjunction with the New York State Department of Health, announced and released its SHIN-NY 2020 roadmap, Improving Health in Our Communities which defines the next phase of the Statewide Health Information Exchange for New York (SHIN-NY). There is […]
By Becky Swain, Director, Standards Development, HITRUST® Your cloud provider is certified to comply with all the major regulations for protecting data in the cloud. That must mean your organization is also certified, right? Not so fast! While it may be possible to leverage what your cloud service provider is doing, you need to know […]
Container technology allows for greater flexibility and reduced resource load over simple Virtual Machines, abstracting the operating system kernel while the hypervisor abstracts an entire device. But are they right for your applications? That depends on your performance objective. Read about them in Armor’s partner blog with Technologent.
MJ Diberardino | CEO, Cloudnexa & Josh Bosquez | CTO, Armor Throughout the past decade, cloud computing has completely revolutionized the way companies conduct business. No longer does the cloud only benefit IT teams. Today, it enables business processes throughout entire organizations, offering teams and companies speed, agility, scalability, cost savings, and much more. Despite […]
In this blog, Armor will discuss an “Assumed Breach Mentality” and why its adoption critical to the security of modern companies. We will also discuss how companies are embracing the rapidly evolving industry, what this process looks like, and what the pitfalls to not implementing changes based on this mentality can be.