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 Kevin T. Reardon

Profile of Kevin T. Reardon

VP, Worldwide Strategy at Intel Security
News & Commentary Posts: 2

Kevin T. Reardon is a Vice President in the Office of the CTO and is responsible for Intel Security's worldwide Value strategy and program. With more than 18 years' experience in the IT security field, Kevin acts as a key advisor to top Intel Security commercial and public sector customers. Prior to this role, Kevin led the Intel Security product delivery and implementation teams for North America, leading a team of 75 consultants and 120 contractors.

Kevin has performed and advised on hundreds of engagements that outline a deliberate and controlled approach for proper policy, personnel, and technology implementation. He has focused on large banks, governments, and healthcare institutions worldwide. He is an expert on Intel Security technologies implementation, risk management, and frameworks for audit and compliance.

Kevin was co-author of Security Battleground: An Executive Field Manual released by Intel Press in 2012. He has also written for Wall Street & Technology online. Kevin was also a contributing author to Microsoft Windows NT 4.0: Security, Audit, and Control published by Microsoft Press (1998).

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems with a minor in Business from the University of Scranton.

Articles by Kevin T. Reardon
6 Ways Greed Has a Negative Effect on Cybersecurity
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDRRA ,  6/11/2018
Weaponizing IPv6 to Bypass IPv4 Security
John Anderson, Principal Security Consultant, Trustwave Spiderlabs,  6/12/2018
'Shift Left' & the Connected Car
Rohit Sethi, COO of Security Compass,  6/12/2018
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CVE-2018-12026
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
During the spawning of a malicious Passenger-managed application, SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows such applications to replace key files or directories in the spawning communication directory with symlinks. This then could result in arbitrary reads and writes, which in tur...
CVE-2018-12027
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Insecure Permissions vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 causes information disclosure in the following situation: given a Passenger-spawned application process that reports that it listens on a certain Unix domain socket, if any of the parent directories of said ...
CVE-2018-12028
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
An Incorrect Access Control vulnerability in SpawningKit in Phusion Passenger 5.3.x before 5.3.2 allows a Passenger-managed malicious application, upon spawning a child process, to report an arbitrary different PID back to Passenger's process manager. If the malicious application then generates an e...
CVE-2018-12029
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A race condition in the nginx module in Phusion Passenger 3.x through 5.x before 5.3.2 allows local escalation of privileges when a non-standard passenger_instance_registry_dir with insufficiently strict permissions is configured. Replacing a file with a symlink after the file was created, but befor...
CVE-2018-12071
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-17
A Session Fixation issue exists in CodeIgniter before 3.1.9 because session.use_strict_mode in the Session Library was mishandled.