Proven solutions protect sensitive data while addressing strict audit requirements

DALLAS – Jan. 25, 2017 – Armor, a leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions, has been recognized by AKJ Associates with the “2017 PCI Awards for Excellence.” The award distinguishes the industry’s most outstanding examples of best practices in payment security and PCI DSS projects and implementations. Winners will be honored at a ceremony on Jan. 24, as well at PCI London in Jan. and June.

“This award validates our belief that compliance is a byproduct of a solid security program and we are pleased to receive this recognition from such a prestigious organization,” said Jared Day, President, Armor. “Our solutions have been proven to consistently help customers achieve their compliance goals seamlessly so they can focus on their operations rather than complex security challenges. This, in turn, provides tremendous peace-of-mind when facing the audit process.”

AKJ Associates has produced payment security events for 15 years, helping to validate vendor offerings for thousands of clients. Winners of the “PCI Awards for Excellence” are based on their ability to deliver proven, sustainable and scalable solutions, on-budget and on-time.

Armor provides two PCI DSS 3.1 compliant solutions, based on leading cyber security expertise and best-of-breed technology. Armor Anywhere provides managed protection, detection and response for cloud platforms, including AWS© and Azure©, as well as private and hybrid clouds, and on-premise infrastructure. Armor Anywhere with secure hosting, a secure hosting virtual private cloud solution, is ideal for organizations storing and managing highly-sensitive information. It delivers advanced threat protection and defense within a closed-loop system fully managed by Armor’s security operations team.

Leveraging 200-years of combined military cyber security talent, Armor provides clear mapping to regulatory requirements, helping customers more easily pass audits, while saving money on staff, tools and expertise.

About AKJ Associates
For more than a decade, AKJ Associates has specialized in connecting information security stakeholders and service suppliers to help solve the security, compliance and risk management challenges facing organizations and corporations around the globe. Our current portfolio focuses on information security, data protection, regulatory compliance, fraud, electronic discovery, forensics, payments risk, and the PCI DSS.

About Armor
The leader in active cyber defense, Armor offers customer-centric security outcomes for retail and eCommerce enterprises, healthcare organizations, payment leaders and financial institutions. Armor protects highly sensitive data for the most security-conscious companies in the world. With its proven cyber security approach and proprietary cloud infrastructure built specifically for security, compliance and performance, responsible businesses choose Armor to reduce their risk. For more information, visit, call 1-844-682-2858 or follow @armor.

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