About CompSec Direct

CompSec Direct is a C4ISR firm specialized in CyberSecurity. SDVOSB, QMCS & MBE certified firm of former DOD network operators.

Know the players in Cyber: how little we know about the leaders of our cyber adversaries

By |2022-12-07T19:05:34-05:00December 7th, 2022|Categories: Creative, Cyber, Events, Networking, Reports, Survey|Tags: , , , , , |

During HammerCon 2022, we ran a timed 60-second 5 question quiz to determine which country was the biggest threat in Cyber. We created adaptive questions sets that would correspond to selections, and we were not surprised by the outcome. The quiz ran for 4 days, had 162 unique partial submissions and 47 complete submissions. Quiz Days [...]

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Malware analysis workshop at AvengerCon VII

By |2022-12-05T10:15:54-05:00December 5th, 2022|Categories: Automation, Containers, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Hunting, Training|Tags: , , , , |

Our President, Jose Fernandez, ran a malware analysis workshop using containers during AvengerCon VII. The event, hosted at Dreamport in Columbia, MD allowed participants to use Kleared4, our disassociated cyber-range, to safely analyze and triage malware samples in a controlled environment. Participants analyzed ransomware samples, and random samples in both Linux and Windows containers. If you [...]

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Autodyne: Automated firmadyne for firmware emulation

By |2022-12-04T16:21:19-05:00December 4th, 2022|Categories: Automation, Containers, Cyber, emulation, firmware, Scripts|Tags: , , , , , |

Emulate device firmware using containers with Autodyne. We crossed 2k pulls on dockerhub! Our CI pipeline for daily updated images for ubuntu 18 / ubuntu 20 has been growing strong since we open-sourced the images. Daily Docker images: https://hub.docker.com/r/compsecdirect/autodyne Check out our Github project and please submit issues related the tool there: https://github.com/compsecdirect/autodyne

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CompSec Direct recognized by Microsoft with Firmware analysis partner specialization

By |2022-12-05T10:24:21-05:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Design, firmware, News, Partnerships|Tags: , , , , , |

CompSec Direct is Microsoft approved for firmware analysis. This is a new partner specialization within the Defender for IoT ecosystem of Microsoft's security portfolio. We can help your organization find vulnerabilities within your IoT devices and prioritize changes to ensure resilience within your IoT equipment. Contact us at [email protected] for more details.

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BSides Charm 2022

By |2022-12-04T16:43:29-05:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Cyber, Events, Networking|Tags: , , |

We helped the event by providing sponsorship funds. This allows BSides to continue operating, providing speaking opportunities, and presentation workshops within the local area that would otherwise be presented at larger security conferences. Thanks for everyone that attend the event, and special thanks to those that dropped by to say hi at the booth.

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CompSec Direct is a 2022 VIP Start graduate from the National Veteran Institute For Procurement

By |2022-12-05T10:25:16-05:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: Contracts, Networking, News|Tags: , , , |

We graduated from VIP Start! This is a 4-month program to help small veteran-owned business with government contracting, procurement and growth for small SDVOSB, 8A companies, minority owned companies. If you are a veteran and a business owner, we highly encourage you to apply for one of their courses. https://nationalvip.org/programs/vip-start/

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AvengerCon VI

By |2022-08-17T09:44:03-04:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , |

We were exited to sponsor AvengerConVI for a second year.We look forward to the event in 2022. #AvengerCon #CompSecDirect Our T-Shirt was unofficially the winner of best swag. Be sure to checkout local events or order a shirt for yourself here. Our president presented a talk during the event for a 3rd year. This was a [...]

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CompSec Direct gets press mentions for cybersecurity expertise

By |2022-12-04T16:22:50-05:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Cyber, News, Puerto Rico|Tags: , , , , , |

CompSec Direct Executive Team with a a Kleared4 Edge unit. Picture taken by R. Fernandez. We were interviewed in 2021 by El Nuevo Día, a local newspaper in Puerto Rico. Some the of the issues we have mentioned are starting to take impact on how businesses mature operations by making investments into staffing. . As a small [...]

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Ransomware: Hacienda of Puerto Rico

By |2022-12-05T10:25:41-05:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Attribution, Breach, Case Study, Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Disclosure, Firewall, Forensic, Hacking, Incident Response, Reports|Tags: , , |

Ransomware: Hacienda of Puerto Rico

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