Chris Nutt

Profile of Chris Nutt

Director, Incident Response & Malware, Mandiant
Member Since: 7/15/2014
News & Commentary Posts: 1
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Chris Nutt is the Director of Incident Response and Malware of Mandiant. He has nine years of experience in enterprise incident response, working with the federal government, defense industrial base, and Fortune 100 companies. He has extensive experience in incident response, computer forensics, and remediation planning. He has led high-visibility investigations into the theft of intellectual property as well as the theft of payment card industry information and regularly assists organizations in developing remediation strategies designed to remove sophisticated attackers from client networks. He teaches computer incident response to the public and private sectors and is responsible for development and delivery of technical content in the incident response training courses he teaches. In these courses, he instructs students how to collect and analyze information, and how to manage investigations. Prior to joining Mandiant, Chris conducted computer incident response for the US Marine Corps. During his time there, he advanced the Marine Corps incident response capability by developing processes and tools utilized during intrusion investigations across the worldwide deployment of Marine networks and communities of interest. In this capacity, he was the incident response duty expert and responsible for coordinating efforts with Joint Task Force Global Network Operations, service-level Computer Emergency Response Teams, and Naval Criminal Investigative Service. He has experience supervising and leading forensic analysts and incident responders, as well as software development teams.

Articles by Chris Nutt
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
IoT Product Safety: If It Appears Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is
Pat Osborne, Principal - Executive Consultant at Outhaul Consulting, LLC, & Cybersecurity Advisor for the Security Innovation Center,  3/12/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.