Unexpected COVID-19 Security Issues

March 22, 2020

If you’re like me, you’ve been deluged by well-meaning emails warning you of Coronavirus / COVID-19 phishing emails and scams. Watch out for the Coronavirus…
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Ransomware Operators “Up the Ante” with Doxware

March 4, 2020

As organizations prepare for ransomware attacks by improving their back-up and restore procedures, ransomware operators are inventing new ways to ensure their victims “pay out”…
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The CISO vs. the Org Chart

December 4, 2019

As someone who works with Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and who is a virtual CISO for my clients, I found this posting very interesting.…
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PLEX Honors its Veterans

November 14, 2019

PLEX wanted to honor our own this past Veterans Day by hosting a breakfast to show our support. We pause to remember that our freedom…
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Hybrid Warfare: What it is and why you should be freaked out

November 13, 2019

If you follow regional and global geopolitics and military events, you have almost certainly come across a “new” (and I use that term VERY loosely)…
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Whose code are you hosting for free?

October 16, 2019

There’s been a lot of attention on supply chain cybersecurity lately. In some business segments—especially manufacturing—hardware gets intense scrutiny. Current standards and best practices emphasize traceability or chain of custody to assure…
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2019 Data Breach Costs Soar

August 25, 2019

PLEX Solutions specializes in proactive cybersecurity services that help our clients thwart cyber-based attackers and prevent costly data breaches. A newly released 2019 study, sponsored…
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It’s a Summer of Celebration at PLEX Cryptic Vector

August 2, 2019

Amidst the hustle and bustle of standing up a new division, the Cryptic Vector Division of PLEX Solutions has plenty of reasons to celebrate this…
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Local Governments and Municipalities Turn to PLEX for Cybersecurity Help

July 6, 2019

The days of big corporations as primary targets for data breaches, ransomware, and general cyber-based attacks are gone.  Small business, governments, and individuals are now…
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You Say Tomato, I Say Pen Test

June 24, 2019

One of the classic debates in information security circles is the difference between a vulnerability assessment and a penetration test. To add to the confusion,…
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The Culture of Cybersecurity Awareness

May 29, 2019

As PLEX assesses the security programs of our clients, we’ve noted that one strong sign of a mature cybersecurity program includes provably effective technical controls…
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Your Attack Surface and How to Shrink It

March 23, 2019

Cybersecurity consultants use lots of cool terminology. Some popular terms we regularly use are: Cyber threat actors Technical security debt Attack surface That last term…
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PLEX announces the launch of new Cryptic Vector Division

December 25, 2018

PLEX is thrilled to announce the launch of our new Cryptic Vector Division headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio! Joining the PLEX family to lead this group…
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No One Cares About Cybersecurity

November 21, 2018

By the title of this post, you might think this is some kind of complaint by a disgruntled security officer—unhappy that his users won’t pick…
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The 2018 DNSSEC Rollover and What It Means For You (Part 2)

November 5, 2018

Last month we examined the DNSSEC rollover and what it meant. What wasn’t covered was whether or not DNSSEC actually helps defend against modern hacker…
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The 2018 DNSSEC Rollover and What It Means For You (Part 1)

October 16, 2018

On October 11th, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) performed a maintenance function that could have interrupted Internet service for users all…
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