Category: News

Why User Identities Are the Weak Link in Enterprise Security

According to the Identity Management Institute, more than 90 percent of all cyberattacks are successfully executed with credentials obtained from unwitting users. Spear phishing attacks are the most common method used to steal this information. It is easy and inexpensive for cybercriminals to send a fake email with a malicious attachment or link that downloads spyware to the victim’s...

Overcoming the Operational Obstacles to Privileged Account Security

Privileged account management is one of the most critical components of any enterprise security strategy. Cybercriminals prize privileged account credentials because they provide administrator-level access to servers, security systems, network devices, databases, applications and other resources. If hackers are able to obtain the “keys to the kingdom,” they gain virtually unfettered access to an organization’s systems and data. Best...

New Contract Award: SeaPort-e

DIT is pleased to announce that we have received a prime contract award as a result of the Seaport e Rolling Admissions solicitation N00178-16-R-4000. SeaPort-e is the Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services in 22 functional areas including Engineering, Financial Management, and Program Management. We look forward to pursuing Prime opportunities on the SeaPort IDIQ to compliment work...

Two-day BoxBoat Training

DIT was pleased to host BoxBoat Technologies, providers of advisory and technical implementation services for Docker containerization. Their two-day, hands-on seminar included an extensive background presentation with technical description and business-case justification followed by exercises and demos. Among the topics covered were: Images, Docker Hub, and on-premises Docker Repositories Creation and syntax of Dockerfiles and Docker Compose files Docker...

Security Consultant, Johnstown, PA

Interested? Send your resume to info@dtec.com or apply online right now Position: Security Consultant, Entry Level Location: Johnstown, PA US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available Clearance Type: None Travel: 50% Job Description Distributed Information Technologies (DIT) is seeking an entry level Security Consultant to participate in a multifaceted Cyber Security team. Initial...

The OPM Hack and ColdFusion Security

As a Federal IT contractor, especially one focused on Web Application Development and Cyber Security, DIT has followed the OPM breach closely. As noted in various news reports, congressional testimony, and IG findings, one of the affected systems was a web application written in ColdFusion. Knowing that incidents like the OPM breach are often catalysts for (sometimes radical) IT...