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

Tired issues, yet opportunity

There are decisions my female friends and I make daily that correlate to problems we face as a result of gender bias in our working lives.

What does a cyber future hold?

As our Online Editor Doug Olenick notes in his feature in this month's special focus on cyberwarfare, Russia is not the only country arming itself with cyberwarriors.

Sharing privacy and security smarts

There is concern and care about how companies are or are not acting as good shepherds of personal details.

A turning point for cybersecurity?

As we begin another year in the information security industry, I've been mulling how far we've come...as well as how far we still have to go.

Learning experiences that count

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