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Profile of George Kurtz

President & CEO, CrowdStrike
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George Kurtz is President, CEO, and co-founder of CrowdStrike, a cutting-edge, big data, security technology company focused on helping enterprises and governments protect their most sensitive intellectual property and national security information. He is an internationally recognized security expert with more than 20 years of experience in the space. His entrepreneurial background and ability to commercialize nascent technologies has enabled him to drive innovation throughout his career, resulting in rapid growth for the businesses he has run. George's prior roles at McAfee, a $3 billion security company, include Worldwide Chief Technology Officer and GM, as well as SVP of Enterprise. He also authored the best-selling security book of all time, Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets & Solutions

Articles by George Kurtz

Putter Panda: Tip Of The Iceberg

6/10/2014
What CrowdStrike's outing of Putter Panda -- the second hacking group linked to China's spying on US defense and European satellite and aerospace industries -- means for the security industry.

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Understanding Evil Twin AP Attacks and How to Prevent Them
Ryan Orsi, Director of Product Management for Wi-Fi at WatchGuard Technologies,  11/14/2018
Veterans Find New Roles in Enterprise Cybersecurity
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  11/12/2018
2018 on Track to Be One of the Worst Ever for Data Breaches
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer,  11/12/2018
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CVE-2018-9071
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-16
Lenovo Chassis Management Module (CMM) prior to version 2.0.0 allows unauthenticated users to retrieve information related to the current authentication configuration settings. Exposed settings relate to password lengths, expiration, and lockout configuration.
CVE-2018-9073
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-16
Lenovo Chassis Management Module (CMM) prior to version 2.0.0 utilizes a hardcoded encryption key to protect certain secrets. Possession of the key can allow an attacker that has already compromised the server to decrypt these secrets.
CVE-2018-9085
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-16
A write protection lock bit was left unset after boot on an older generation of Lenovo and IBM System x servers, potentially allowing an attacker with administrator access to modify the subset of flash memory containing Intel Server Platform Services (SPS) and the system Flash Descriptors.
CVE-2018-9086
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-16
In some Lenovo ThinkServer-branded servers, a command injection vulnerability exists in the BMC firmware download command. This allows a privileged user to download and execute arbitrary code inside the BMC. This can only be exploited by authorized privileged users.
CVE-2018-19296
PUBLISHED: 2018-11-16
PHPMailer before 5.2.27 and 6.x before 6.0.6 is vulnerable to an object injection attack.