The Rise of Cryptic Vector…

December 28, 2020

PLEX Solutions, LLC is pleased to announce the spinoff of its Cryptic Vector Division into an independent company, Cryptic Vector, LLC. “From the very beginning,…
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PLEX competes in the finals of Hack-A-Sat

August 10, 2020

It started with 2,213 teams across the world, competing in a satellite hacking competition sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory.  The world’s best and…
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Cybersecurity and Storytelling

June 18, 2020

I’ve been working in cybersecurity for over 20 years and have been working as a “virtual CISO” since about 2015. In the early days, I…
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2020 Space Security Challenge – Hack-A-Sat

May 28, 2020

Over 1,200 teams from across the world competed in last weekend’s 2020 Space Security Challenge, Hack-A-Sat, qualifier event sponsored by the US Air Force. The…
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Cybersecurity Success Is About Practice, Practice, Practice

May 8, 2020

Note: This article was originally published on, an online magazine about cybersecurity by PLEX Cyber’s own Kevin O’Malley. This article is part of a series hosted…
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Don’t put your guard down! and coping with today’s changing threat landscape

April 13, 2020

Join the coming CISO ROUNDTABLE on 4/14 at 2:30 EST, led by amazing leaders including Edward Amoroso, Robert Bigman , Bonnie Stith and PLEX’s own…
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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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