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About Us
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Contact us at info[at]compsecdirect.com or via (443)-345-0503

CompSec Direct is a C4ISR firm specialized in Information/Cyber Security. SDVOB & MBE certified company comprised of former network operators from different sectors of the federal government. We are a Maryland CATS+ master contract holder and are looking for new business partnerships to pursue new opportunities.

706 Crawfords Knoll Ct
Odenton, MD, 21113

Apache brute: A simple brute force deterrent for Linux

We published a simple script to help identify and block possible brute-force attempts on a Linux web-server. The script counts the amount of "bad-actions" an ip has logged in the Apache logs and blocks the [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Defensive Methodology|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Apache brute: A simple brute force deterrent for Linux

Judicial branch of Puerto Rico exposes sensitive court documents

Problem CompSec Direct recently became aware of an information disclosure problem with the https://unired.ramajudicial.pr/lawyernotificationauthentication/ application used by the judicial branch of the Puerto Rico government. The application uses a weak sequential ID string that is [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Hacking, Laws, Reports|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Judicial branch of Puerto Rico exposes sensitive court documents

CompSec Direct’s president presents ZigBee research at local security conference at Inner Harbor

Our President, Jose Fernandez, presented ZigBee research at Bsides Charm 2017 in Baltimore on April 29, 2017. The presentation, called Frony Fronius: Exploring ZigBee signals from SolarCity covered IoT (Internet of Threats) findings on commercial [...]

By | April 30th, 2017|Categories: Cyber, Demo, Laws, Reports|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct’s president presents ZigBee research at local security conference at Inner Harbor

CompSec Direct receives media mentions as the result from incident response services offered to Hacienda of Puerto Rico

The Center of Investigative News (Centro de Periodismo Investigativo) published an excellent summary of events from the situation the department of Hacienda faced in early March of 2017. Our early involvement in this event helped [...]

By | March 18th, 2017|Categories: Attribution, Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Hunting, Incident Response, Reports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct receives media mentions as the result from incident response services offered to Hacienda of Puerto Rico

CompSec Direct solicited for subject matter expertise on Incident Response for Hacienda of Puerto Rico

CompSec Direct was asked to provide incident response services to the department of Hacienda, the Treasury department of Puerto Rico, on March 7,2017. The department of Hacienda was experiencing daily losses of approximately $20 million [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Attribution, Contracts, Defensive Methodology, Hunting, Incident Response, Reports|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct solicited for subject matter expertise on Incident Response for Hacienda of Puerto Rico

CompSec Direct is awarded CATS+ Master Contract in Maryland

CompSec Direct was awarded a Master contract with the state of Maryland on February, 2017. The CATS+ Master Contract lists provides the state with a list of known vendors in applicable functional areas. We solicited [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Contracts|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct is awarded CATS+ Master Contract in Maryland