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General Manager, Axis Communications, North America
News & Commentary Posts: 3

Fredrik Nilsson has been responsible for Axis Communications North American operations since 2003. In this role,  he has been instrumental in leading the industry shift from analog closed circuit television to network video. Mr. Nilsson serves on the Security Industry Association Board of Directors. He is a trusted industry speaker at leading events such as Securing New Ground, ASIS International, ISC West, and Interop.  His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, and the Washington Post, and he has made numerous television appearances. He authored a book, Intelligent Network Video, published by CRC Press.

Prior to working for Axis, Mr. Nilsson served as a product manager for ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies. He is a graduate of the Lund Institute of Technology and holds a master's degree in electrical engineering, with follow up post-graduate studies in economics.

Articles by Fredrik Nilsson
Microsoft, Mastercard Aim to Change Identity Management
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/3/2018
Windows 10 Security Questions Prove Easy for Attackers to Exploit
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
Starwood Breach Reaction Focuses on 4-Year Dwell
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/5/2018
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CVE-2018-20000
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
Apereo Bedework bw-webdav before 4.0.3 allows XXE attacks, as demonstrated by an invite-reply document that reads a local file, related to webdav/servlet/common/MethodBase.java and webdav/servlet/common/PostRequestPars.java.
CVE-2018-20001
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
In Libav 12.3, there is a floating point exception in the range_decode_culshift function (called from range_decode_bits) in libavcodec/apedec.c that will lead to remote denial of service via crafted input.
CVE-2018-20002
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
The _bfd_generic_read_minisymbols function in syms.c in the Binary File Descriptor (BFD) library (aka libbfd), as distributed in GNU Binutils 2.31, has a memory leak via a crafted ELF file, leading to a denial of service (memory consumption), as demonstrated by nm.
CVE-2018-19991
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-10
VeryNginx 0.3.3 allows remote attackers to bypass the Web Application Firewall feature because there is no error handler (for get_uri_args or get_post_args) to block the API misuse described in CVE-2018-9230.
CVE-2018-19653
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-09
HashiCorp Consul 0.5.1 through 1.4.0 can use cleartext agent-to-agent RPC communication because the verify_outgoing setting is improperly documented. NOTE: the vendor has provided reconfiguration steps that do not require a software upgrade.