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The Easy Way or the Hard Way

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow; w.mcgrew@martinfed.com On July 28th, President Biden signed a national security memorandum (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/07/28/national-security-memorandum-on-improving-cybersecurity-for-critical-infrastructure-control-systems/) aimed at […]

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Dr. McGrew at DEF CON 29: Teaching Software Reverse Engineering

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow; w.mcgrew@martinfed.com Tomorrow morning, I will be traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada for the highest-profile […]

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The White House Recommends Third Party Penetration Testing for Security Against Ransomware

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow; w.mcgrew@martinfed.com Recent ransomware attacks have resulted in the disruption of fuel distribution, banking, and […]

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Pipeline Ransomware: All Alarms and No Surprises

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow; w.mcgrew@martinfed.com Colonial Pipeline Co. was compromised by the DarkSide ransomware cybercrime group recently […]

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Explainer: Attacks on Remote Access to Critical Infrastructure

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow; w.mcgrew@martinfed.com On February 5th, an intrusion was detected at a water treatment plant in […]

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Compartmentalization: Defense Against Advanced Attacks

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow; w.mcgrew@martinfed.com Yesterday, Adam Weidemann of Google’s Threat Analysis Group published information [ https://blog.google/threat-analysis-group/new-campaign-targeting-security-researchers/ ] […]

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SolarWinds Trouble: It Rolls Downhill

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow; w.mcgrew@martinfed.com If it wasn’t already part of your intuition, then your career has […]

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The Challenge of Realizing Pentest Value

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cyber Fellow Since recently joining MartinFederal, I have had the opportunity to meet with many […]

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A Veterans Day Message From Corey Martin, Founder & CEO of MartinFederal

First and foremost, I want to recognize all the MartinFederal team members who have been a part of the great […]

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The Scourge of Healthcare Ransomware

By Dr. Wesley McGrew, Senior Cybersecurity Fellow The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the FBI, and the Department of Health […]

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