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Rick Kam, President & Co-founder, ID Experts & Larry Ponemon, Chairman & Founder, Ponemon Institute
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Rick Kam, CIPP/US, is president and co-founder of ID Experts. ID Experts(r) provides software and services to simplify the complexities of managing privacy and security incident response. Rick has extensive experience leading organizations in the development of policies and solutions to address the growing problem of protecting protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII), and remediating privacy and security incidents, identity theft, and medical identity theft. Rick leads and participates in several cross-industry data privacy groups, including chair of PHI Protection Network (PPN) and founding member of the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance.

Larry Ponemon is chairman and founder of Ponemon Institute. Because of his expertise in information security and data privacy, he has served on the U.S. FTC's Advisory Committee for Online Access and Security and the DHS's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. Ponemon has held chaired faculty positions and written numerous articles and books. He served as founding member of the Certified Information Privacy Professional Advisory Board and is chair of the Visual Privacy Advisory Council.

Articles by Rick Kam and Larry Ponemon
Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
Worst Password Blunders of 2018 Hit Organizations East and West
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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CVE-2018-20161
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
A design flaw in the BlinkForHome (aka Blink For Home) Sync Module 2.10.4 and earlier allows attackers to disable cameras via Wi-Fi, because incident clips (triggered by the motion sensor) are not saved if the attacker's traffic (such as Dot11Deauth) successfully disconnects the Sync Module from the...
CVE-2018-20159
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
i-doit open 1.11.2 allows Remote Code Execution because ZIP archives are mishandled. It has an upload feature that allows an authenticated user with the administrator role to upload arbitrary files to the main website directory. Exploitation involves uploading a ".php" file within a "...
CVE-2018-20157
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
The data import functionality in OpenRefine through 3.1 allows an XML External Entity (XXE) attack through a crafted (zip) file, allowing attackers to read arbitrary files.
CVE-2018-20154
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to discover all subscriber e-mail addresses.
CVE-2018-20155
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated subscriber users to bypass intended access restrictions on changes to plugin settings.