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Rutrell Yasin has more than 30 years of experience writing about the application of information technology in business and government. He has witnessed all of the major transformations in computing over the last three decades, covering the rise, death, and resurrection of the mainframe; the growing popularity of midrange and Unix-based computers; the advent of the personal computer; client/server computing; the merger of network and systems management; and the growing importance of information security. His stories have appeared in leading trade publications, including MIS Week, The Report on IBM, CommunicationsWeek, InternetWeek, Federal Computer Week, and Government Computer News. His focus in recent years has been on documenting the rise and adoption of cloud computing and big-data analytics. He has a keen interest in writing stories that show how technology can help spur innovation, make city streets and buildings safer, or even save lives.

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Lack Of Funding Stymies State CISOs

9/20/2016
Governors, other state officials more aware of cyber threats, but confidence gap exists between IT and business managers, new Deloitte-National State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) study finds.

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CVE-2017-14185
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
An Information Disclosure vulnerability in Fortinet FortiOS 5.6.0 to 5.6.2, 5.4.0 to 5.4.8 and 5.2 all versions allows SSL VPN web portal users to access internal FortiOS configuration information (eg:addresses) via specifically crafted URLs inside the SSL-VPN web portal.
CVE-2018-8862
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
In ATI Systems Emergency Mass Notification Systems (HPSS16, HPSS32, MHPSS, and ALERT4000) devices, an improper authentication vulnerability caused by specially crafted malicious radio transmissions may allow an attacker to remotely trigger false alarms.
CVE-2018-8864
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
In ATI Systems Emergency Mass Notification Systems (HPSS16, HPSS32, MHPSS, and ALERT4000) devices, a missing encryption of sensitive data vulnerability caused by specially crafted malicious radio transmissions may allow an attacker to remotely trigger false alarms.
CVE-2018-8871
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
In Delta Electronics Automation TPEditor version 1.89 or prior, parsing a malformed program file may cause heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability, which may allow remote code execution.
CVE-2017-9641
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-25
PI Coresight 2016 R2 contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability that may allow access to the PI system. OSIsoft recommends that users upgrade to PI Vision 2017 or greater to mitigate this vulnerability.