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Armor Cloud Security Integrates VMware Carbon Black EDR

Armor has incorporated VMware Carbon Black Cloud Enterprise EDR capabilities into its Armor Anywhere cloud security and compliance platform. The integration lets organizations use Armor Anywhere to extend threat detection and response to end-user devices, according to a prepared statement.

Organizations can leverage Armor Anywhere's EDR capabilities for antivirus protection with behavioral anomaly detection, real-time device assessment and containment, the company said. They can use the capabilities to guard against ransomware, fileless and signatureless malware, behavioral anomalies and other cyber threats.

What Is Armor Anywhere?

Armor Anywhere is designed to help organizations detect and prevent cyber threats, reduce false-positive security alerts and accelerate incident response, the company stated. It offers a variety of security capabilities, including:

  • Cloud Security Posture Management: Provides visibility into public cloud assets and reduces the risk of data leaks
  • Cloud Workload Protection: Secures private, public and hybrid cloud environments
  • Log and Data Management: Collect logs from multiple sources to help organizations comply with industry requirements and find ways to improve their security posture

Armor Anywhere has a confirmed ROI of 774 percent, according to a Forrester Consulting study. It also has been shown to help organizations reduce their security technology costs, rate of false-positive alerts and need for compliance personnel.

A Closer Look at Armor

Armor combines workload protection, analytics from cloud-native sources and other security data to provide insights into cyber threats, the company indicated. It employs cybersecurity experts who monitor customer environments and help customers identify and address security incidents.

Over 1,500 customers in 42 countries leverage Armor security and compliance solutions, the company noted. Armor also offers a partner program that lets MSPs and VARs integrate its solutions into their portfolios.

Dan Kobialka

Dan Kobialka is senior contributing editor, MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E. He covers IT security, IT service provider business strategies and partner programs. Dan holds a M.A. in Print and Multimedia Journalism from Emerson College and a B.A. in English from Bridgewater State University. In his free time, Dan enjoys jogging, traveling, playing sports, touring breweries and watching football.