News2019-08-22T13:00:40-04:00

CompSec Direct recognized by Microsoft with Firmware analysis specialization

CompSec Direct is Microsoft recognized for firmware analysis. This is a 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 [...]

By |August 18th, 2022|Categories: Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Design, firmware, News, Partnerships|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct recognized by Microsoft with Firmware analysis specialization

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

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 [...]

By |February 28th, 2022|Categories: Contracts, Networking, News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct is a 2022 VIP Start graduate from the National Veteran Institute For Procurement

CompSec Direct wins firmware analysis prototype event held at Dreamport

After placing 5th on a previous challenge, we were happy to place 1st on a subsequent firmware c. We improved our process, provided analysis and emulation findings to set us apart from the rest. Please [...]

By |June 8th, 2020|Categories: Automation, Cyber, Reports|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct wins firmware analysis prototype event held at Dreamport

Trainings @Kleared4

We offer comprehensive cyber security training using our Kleared4 cyber-range. Please use the links below to visit @Kleared4 for class information and details. Please contact us for details on performing in-person training, other options and [...]

By |September 1st, 2023|Categories: Containers, Cyber, Forensic, Incident Response, Training|Comments Off on Trainings @Kleared4

Using containers to analyze malware at scale coming to BSides Nova 2023

🕵‍Our President, Jose Fernandez will run our Using containers to analyze malware at scale (UCTAMAS) workshop at BSidesNoVA on Sep 8, 2023. This is the 4th run of this workshop which takes participant feedback to [...]

By |August 15th, 2023|Categories: Containers, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Events, Training, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Using containers to analyze malware at scale coming to BSides Nova 2023

My CPAP has a recall; let’s open it instead!

"If you or a loved one has ever used a CPAP device..." Our President, Jose Fernandez, gave a medical device presentation at BioHacking Village during DefCon 31. This presentation focused on bringing awareness to privacy [...]

By |August 12th, 2023|Categories: Demo, firmware, Forensic, Hacking, Medical, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on My CPAP has a recall; let’s open it instead!

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

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 [...]

By |December 7th, 2022|Categories: Creative, Cyber, Events, Networking, Reports, Survey|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Know the players in Cyber: how little we know about the leaders of our cyber adversaries

Malware analysis workshop at AvengerCon VII

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 [...]

By |December 5th, 2022|Categories: Automation, Containers, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Hunting, Training|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Malware analysis workshop at AvengerCon VII

Autodyne: Automated firmadyne for firmware emulation

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. [...]

By |December 4th, 2022|Categories: Automation, Containers, Cyber, emulation, firmware, Scripts|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Autodyne: Automated firmadyne for firmware emulation

BSides Charm 2022

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 [...]

By |May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Cyber, Events, Networking|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BSides Charm 2022

CompSec Direct gets press mentions for cybersecurity expertise

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 [...]

By |July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Cyber, News, Puerto Rico|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on CompSec Direct gets press mentions for cybersecurity expertise

Ransomware: Hacienda of Puerto Rico

Ransomware: Hacienda of Puerto Rico

By |June 21st, 2021|Categories: Attribution, Breach, Case Study, Contracts, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Disclosure, Firewall, Forensic, Hacking, Incident Response, Reports|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ransomware: Hacienda of Puerto Rico

Kleared4 closed-operation fly-away edge kit

Kleared4 closed-operation fly-away edge kit

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Automation, Cyber, Defensive Methodology, Design, Forensic, Hacking, Hunting, Incident Response, Networking|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Kleared4 closed-operation fly-away edge kit