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BSides PR 2019 Wrap-Up: It starts with you

By |2019-10-16T22:27:25-04:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Case Study, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Disclosure, Forensic, Incident Response, Laws, Legislation, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our President, @jfersec, had the privilege of Keynote during BSides PR 2019. During our presentation, we discussed some hard truth's around: the way DeepFakes and "WeakFakes" are utilizedhow we are good imitators and bad innovators in Puerto Ricopast efforts associated with Accelerated Disclosures for public and private companies in Puerto Ricoflaws associated with contract negotiations with [...]

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CTF-Pasteables

By |2019-10-16T12:38:29-04:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Cyber, Hacking, Pen-testing, Powershell, Scripts, Tor|

"Typing Kills", so even if you do not agree with this; it's true. Operator error grows the more you type. It's akin to "measure twice, cut once". In Capture the Flags (CTF's), we often redo the same methodology and the only thing we change are network variables and usernames, the syntax remains constant. Over the years, [...]

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Case 1

By |2019-10-16T12:11:09-04:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Attribution, Breach, Case Study, Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Disclosure, Forensic, Hacking, Hunting, Incident Response, Laws, Reports|Tags: |

Case 1. If you like the case study, hit us up and let us know. Take care. Malware Analysis on Hybrid-Analysis. case1Download

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CompSec Direct now approved Cyber-security vendor in Maryland

By |2019-08-15T13:22:04-04:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Forensic, Hunting, News, Pen-testing, Social Engineering|Tags: , , , , , |

CompSec Direct has been approved as a Qualified Maryland Cybersecurity Seller (QMCS) by the Department of Commerce of Maryland. This allows us to provide cybersecurity services to qualifying companies under the Buy Maryland Cybersecurity (BMC) program. The program allows companies with 50 employees or less to purchase services and products from approved vendors like CompSec Direct. [...]

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

By |2019-08-15T13:19:40-04:00April 30th, 2017|Categories: Cyber, Demo, Laws, Reports|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 solar panel solutions. Part of the presentation asked participants how they felt about e-meters and how companies are beginning to deploy [...]

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

By |2019-08-15T13:19:41-04:00March 18th, 2017|Categories: Attribution, Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Hunting, Incident Response, Reports|Tags: , , , , |

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 the citizens of Puerto Rico during an already difficult economic situation. We will continue to work with the department of Hacienda [...]

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NTT Group Global Threat Intelligence Report 2016

By |2019-08-15T13:19:41-04:00October 19th, 2016|Categories: Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Forensic, Reports|Tags: , , , |

GTIR 2016 NTT Group published a great threat report for 2016. Quality publication and definitely worth while. Good for CISO's and Info Sec pros alike. Although some of the areas in the Key Findings are questionable given that we recently saw DDoS attacks above 1Tbs , other areas highlight recent trends that ultimately affect all of [...]

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CompSec Direct’s president presents Shodan research at local security conference in Puerto Rico

By |2019-08-15T13:19:41-04:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: Cyber, Demo, Pen-testing, Training|Tags: , , , |

CompSec Direct president, Jose Fernandez, presented an open-source intelligence gathering tool called Shodan-Runner at the Bsides PR security conference hosted on Oct 6,2016 in Puerto Rico. The tool allows users to use external CSV files in conjunction with the Shodan api in python to search for associations between different different fields. Using this tool reduces initial [...]

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CompSec Direct hosts remote incident response training for local Puerto Rico students and experts

By |2019-08-15T13:19:41-04:00October 7th, 2016|Categories: Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Demo, Forensic, Hunting, Training|

We hosted a training session on remote incident response operation on Oct 7, 2016. The course was provided "pro-bono" through @Obsidis_NGO‏, participants paid a small registration fee that covered lunch. Students were able to analyze malware on remote systems in a safe and controlled environment using our RIL platform. We want to thank everyone who attended [...]

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Forcepoint 2015 Threat Report

By |2019-08-15T13:19:42-04:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: Attribution, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Forensic, Hacking, Hunting, Pen-testing, Reports, Tor|

An excellent publication from Forcepoint that covers CnC malware, malicious insiders and attribution. Unlike other threat reports, this report covers multiple human factors that are often neglected in technical reports. In some cases, human error and predisposition to reuse malware has lead thee researchers to determine a high probability of configuration reuse which leads to easier [...]

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