PLEX Welcomes Tamara Jackson Jones to the team

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We are so stoked to welcome our newest Associate Vice President, Tamara Jackson Jones, to the PLEX team!Tamara brings a wealth of experience in cyber security and system engineering. Tamara is experienced in leading large software development teams through process…

PLEX Welcomes Tony Liberto to the team

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Tony Liberto is the Vice President of the DCS (Digital Cyber Solutions) division.  He has over 25 years of experience in SIGINT, Network Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering and Program Management supporting various agencies across the Intelligence Community. Tony is…

Cybersecurity Association of Maryland (CAMI)

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A big PLEX thank you to Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) for hosting an incredible night of cocktails, laughs, and team building at their Chopped Mixology Event! The Ladies of PLEX showed up and represented! It was great to be able…

The PLEX Ownership Program (The POP)

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And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for…PLEX’s BIG News!

The PLEX Sabbatical Program

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At PLEX, we believe that you are the best investment we could ever make. The entire PLEX model is based on a simple premise:  Maximize our PLEX Family Members to the greatest extent possible.  Part of getting you where you…

HackASat2

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PLEX partnered with CrypticVector during the HackASat2 Qualifiers in June 2021, a 30-hour event involving complex space physics, satellite communications challenges, reverse engineering, and hacking.  The team, SingleEventUpset, secured 6th place out of over 1,000 teams worldwide, which now qualifies them…

Cybersecurity and Storytelling

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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 was drawn into the cybersecurity field by a fascination with the technical aspects of hacking…

Plex Competes in the Finals of Hack-A-Sat

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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 brightest hacking teams competed in a weekend-long qualifying competition in May.  The Top 8 qualifiers…

Password Audit

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Why Password Audits need to be on your priority list ASAP.  While many authentication mechanisms are adapting current technology trends such as Multi-Factor Authentication, Biometric sensors, and cryptographic tokens, there is one component that will remain prevalent for the foreseeable future – passwords.  Passwords control the access to…

Nessus versus Penetration Test

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Why Nessus Scans cannot replace Penetration Testing.  Many organizations utilize security products to support their IT and Cybersecurity personnel.  These applications can assist with Vulnerability Management, Asset Management, and Network Management, often incorporating features that give visibility and statistics on their findings within…