Illena Armstrong

Illena Armstrong, VP, editorial

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Illena Armstrong is VP, editorial of SC Magazine, the leading business magazine for the information security industry, where she manages editorial staff in New York and Michigan. She is responsible for overseeing the award-winning monthly publication and its many other editorial offerings, including scmagazine.com, the SC Magazine Canada monthly digital editions, numerous eConferences, webcasts, newsletters and physical events in the United States and Canada, and more. She has spoken and moderated at a number of industry events, including SC World Congress, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Roundtables, the RSA Conference, the Techno Security Conference and others. On her watch, SC Magazine has won more than 20 awards, including Magazine of the Year 2009, from the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Before her stint at SC Magazine, she worked for various newspapers and magazines in New England and the southern United States.

Most Recent Articles by Illena Armstrong

  • Learning experiences that count

    The absence of talent is having major impacts on organizations' data-security capabilities and operations.

  • Advocating for gender diversity together

    Accomplished, intelligent and experienced women are filling executive leadership roles, says Illena Armstrong.

  • Embracing the business of security

    Taking a methodical approach to security, risk and governance planning must be part of the foundation of every organization these days, says Illena Armstrong, VP of editorial, SC Magazine.

  • Hot or not, this industry is still growing up

    Even with all the hoopla, there are CISOs still having challenges, vendors that aren't meeting needs, and companies still giving security short shrift, says Illena Armstrong, VP editorial, SC Magazine.

  • We're off our game

    Talk of attack prevention is antiquated, says Illena Armstrong, VP editorial, SC Magazine.