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 John Bumgarner

Profile of John Bumgarner

Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit
News & Commentary Posts: 2
John Bumgarner is Chief Technology Officer for the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit, an independent, non-profit research organization that investigates the strategic and economic consequences of possible cyber attacks. He has work experience in information security, intelligence, psychological operations and special operations. During his career he has done work for various organizations in the U.S. government This work has taken him to more than 50 countries on 6 continents. He has been an expert security source for national and international news organizations, including Business Week, CNN, The Wall Street Journal and The Guardian in London. He has published articles in several leading security publications, including the journal of the Information System Security Association, the Homeland Security Journal and the Counter Terrorist magazine. He has spoken at various events, including the Cyber Conflict Policy and Legal conference in Estonia, the Information Assurance and Security in Defense conference in Brussels, the National Defense Industrial Association Cyber Security Symposium in the United States and at institutions such as the Center on Terrorism and Irregular Warfare, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. John is the author of the U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit's much-acclaimed definitive analysis of the August 2008 cyber campaign against Georgia. He is also the co-author with Scott Borg of the US-CCU Cyber Security Check List, which is currently being used by cyber security professions in over eighty countries. . John is featured in the International Spy Museum's "Weapons of Mass Disruption" cyber warfare exhibit in Washington, D.C. He has been a guest lecturer at the Fletcher School and the Naval Postgraduate School. Specialties:Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Certified Advance Incident Handling Analyst (GCIH), NSA InfoSec Assessment Methodology (IAM) Certified, NSA InfoSec Evaluation Methodology (IEM) Certified, System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Articles by John Bumgarner
WebAuthn, FIDO2 Infuse Browsers, Platforms with Strong Authentication
John Fontana, Standards & Identity Analyst, Yubico,  9/19/2018
New Cold Boot Attack Gives Hackers the Keys to PCs, Macs
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/13/2018
Turn the NIST Cybersecurity Framework into Reality: 4 Steps
Mukul Kumar & Anupam Sahai, CISO & VP of Cyber Practice and VP Product Management, Cavirin Systems,  9/20/2018
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CVE-2018-1674
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-20
IBM Business Process Manager 8.5 through 8.6 and 18.0.0.0 through 18.0.0.1 are vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database. IBM X-Force ID: 145109.
CVE-2018-1800
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-20
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition 5.2.6.0 and 6.2.6.1 could allow a local user to obtain highly sensitive information during a short time period when installation is occuring. IBM X-Force ID: 149607.
CVE-2018-3864
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-20
An exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Samsung WifiScan handler of video-core's HTTP server of Samsung SmartThings Hub STH-ETH-250 - Firmware version 0.20.17. The strcpy overflows the destination buffer, which has a size of 40 bytes. An attacker can send an arbitrarily long &quot...
CVE-2018-3865
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-20
An exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Samsung WifiScan handler of video-core's HTTP server of Samsung SmartThings Hub STH-ETH-250 - Firmware version 0.20.17. The strcpy overflows the destination buffer, which has a size of 40 bytes. An attacker can send an arbitrarily long &quot...
CVE-2018-17254
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-20
The JCK Editor component 6.4.4 for Joomla! allows SQL Injection via the jtreelink/dialogs/links.php parent parameter.