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President & GM, Kaspersky Government Security Solutions
Member Since: 10/31/2014
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Adam Firestone is President and General Manager of Kaspersky Government Security Solutions Inc. He is responsible for providing world-class cybersecurity intelligence and systems engineering services as well as innovative product solutions to meet the needs of government, government contractor, and national critical infrastructure organizations. He leverages more than 20 years of experience in the defense, intelligence, and government contracting industries. Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab in 2013, Adam led the defense and federal subsidiary of a global middleware company where he was responsible for understanding and crafting advanced technology solutions for the challenges faced by military, intelligence, and government organizations. He is a graduate of Yale University, a former United States Army officer, and also possesses a legal background, holding a Juris Doctorate degree and having practiced law in New York.

Articles by Adam Firestone
5 Reasons the Cybersecurity Labor Shortfall Won't End Soon
Steve Morgan, Founder & CEO, Cybersecurity Ventures,  12/11/2017
BlueBorne Attack Highlights Flaws in Linux, IoT Security
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  12/14/2017
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CVE-2017-0290
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 ...

CVE-2016-10369
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).

CVE-2016-8202
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...

CVE-2016-8209
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.

CVE-2017-0890
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.