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Understanding the Security Risks of Industrial Control Systems

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An Industry Control System (ICS) component is a device, such as a digital controller, that accepts input, performs a specific function and provides output. For example, a digital controller in an HVAC unit might monitor ambient air temperature and tell the system to turn on or off based upon its settings. The definition of such a controller can be...

Why User Identities Are the Weak Link in Enterprise Security

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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

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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...

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Bugzilla GitHub
Here at DIT we’ve used Bugzilla as our issue tracking system for nearly a decade. We’ve got a solid workflow but it has largely been absent of integration with our version control system which has gone from CVS to SVN to Git. Now that we have most of our active projects in GitHub, we’ve noticed there is some overlap...

New Contract Award: SeaPort-e

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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

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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...

The OPM Hack and ColdFusion Security

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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...

Clango now an authorized reseller and InterPro Solutions Partner

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Clango is proud to announce that it is now an authorized reseller and InterPro Solutions Partner. InterPro Solutions is an innovative, market responsive organization providing professional and technical services to facility owners and stakeholders. InterPro’s strategic asset management (SAM) programs are designed to reduce the overall costs of operating and maintaining large commercial, institutional and government facilities. As part...

DIT Chief Enterprise Asset Management Strategist to Speak at Interconnect

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DIT is pleased to announce that Steve Grosz, Chief Enterprise Asset Management Strategist, has been asked to join an expert panel discussion at this year’s IBM Interconnect Conference (http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/interconnect/). Mr. Grosz will join Rob Powell, Lead Architect Maximo ACM, and others on “The Maximo ACM Model – Why is it so Important?” Expert Panel, Wednesday 2/23 in Las Vegas....