Author: Phil Barrows

Digital and Physical Security Consulting and Training

Critical Infrastructure Security In A Hostile World

At MEI Security we frequently cover the Ukrainian power grid attack in our work with clients. This successful attack clearly demonstrates vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure. Whether it is electrical power, water treatment and delivery or communications including telephones and internet service, reliable functionality of infrastructure is critical to the smooth function of our society. This…
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MEI Security’s InfoSec Industry Certification Study Group

Information Security Industry Certification Study Group Who: MEI Security and You What: InfoSec Industry Cert Study Group When: Thursday, 3/1/2018, 6-8PM Where: 5 Cabot Place, 2nd Floor, Stoughton, MA 02072 USA Why: “The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the number of IT security jobs is expected to have increased 18% by 2024, but as…
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MEI’s Capture The Flag @ BASC 2017 recap

In recognition of October being National Cyber Security Awareness Month MEI Security supported an Attack & Defend CTF at OWASP Boston’s BASC at Microsoft in Burlington (MA) Saturday, 10/14/17. We fielded 7 Defender workstations with multiple VM’s and IoT devices on the network as additional targets courtesy of Pwnie Express.  Attacking Teams brought their own…
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CTF Event @ BASC 2017

                                                                             MEI Security (Stoughton, MA) will support a Cyber “Capture The Flag” Workshop at the Boston Application Security Conference in Burlington, MA, October 14th. The conference is free of charge. MEI’s Arena workshop is an Attack/Defend Information Security challenge where teams of competitors defend their own services (web services and others) and launch attacks…
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MEI Security address change

Effective 9/1/17, MEI Security has relocated to 5 Cabot Place, Stoughton, MA, 02072

Source Boston 2017 Presentation Slides

Lessons From Infosec, Martial Arts, Firearms, and Parenthood Hard work, Hard thoughts, Tough decisions, Immense Rewards Presented by Vik Solem at Source Boston 2017

Data Breach, Vulnerability Data on Track to Set New Records in 2017

Breach statistics continue to climb and that’s a group none of us want to be in.  “The numbers are sobering and suggest that 2017 is well on its way to becoming the worst year on record for data breaches and software vulnerabilities.”  Call MEI Security for all your cyber security consulting needs, we can help.…
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Hiring Announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vik Solem MEI Security, Inc. 630 Park Street Stoughton, MA 02072 Phone: 617-544-7233 E-mail: vsolem@meisecurity.com Stoughton, MA – May 18, 2017 – MEI Security, a specialist in Cyber Security and Physical Security Consulting for small and medium sized businesses and institutions today announces the hiring of Phil Barrows as Vice President…
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