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 Stephen Boyer

Profile of Stephen Boyer

CTO & Founder, BitSight Technologies
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Stephen co-founded BitSight in 2011 and serves as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to founding BitSight, he was President and co-founder of Saperix, a company spun out of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory focused on vulnerability and network topology risk analysis. Saperix was acquired by FireMon in 2011. While at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Stephen was a member of the Cyber Systems and Technology Group where he led R&D programs solving large-scale national cyber security problems. His work at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory included research, development, and evaluation of next-generation intrusion detection correlation architectures, attack graph vulnerability analysis, large-scale cyber situational awareness, security risk measurement, and cyber simulation and testing. Prior to joining the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, he designed, developed, and tested products at one of the earliest Linux startups, Caldera Systems.

Articles by Stephen Boyer
How Cybercriminals Clean Their Dirty Money
Alexon Bell, Global Head of AML & Compliance, Quantexa,  1/22/2019
Facebook Shuts Hundreds of Russia-Linked Pages, Accounts for Disinformation
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  1/17/2019
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CVE-2018-20742
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-24
An issue was discovered in UC Berkeley RISE Opaque before 2018-12-01. There is no boundary check on ocall_malloc. The return value could be a pointer to enclave memory. It could cause an arbitrary enclave memory write.
CVE-2019-6486
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-24
Go before 1.10.8 and 1.11.x before 1.11.5 mishandles P-521 and P-384 elliptic curves, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) or possibly conduct ECDH private key recovery attacks.
CVE-2018-17693
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-24
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit PhantomPDF 9.2.0.9297. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the con...
CVE-2018-17694
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-24
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit PhantomPDF 9.2.0.9297. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the han...
CVE-2018-17695
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-24
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit PhantomPDF 9.2.0.9297. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the han...