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 Steve Grobman

Profile of Steve Grobman

Chief Technology Officer at Intel Security
News & Commentary Posts: 7

Steve Grobman is the chief technology officer for Intel Security Group at Intel Corporation. In this role, Grobman sets the technical strategy and direction for the company's security business across hardware and software platforms, including McAfee and Intel's other security assets.

 

Grobman joined Intel in 1994 as an architect in IT and has served in a variety of senior technical leadership positions during his Intel career. Before assuming his current role in late 2014, he spent a year as chief technology officer for the Intel Security platform division. Prior to that role, he spent two years as chief technology officer at Intel's subsidiary McAfee to integrate security technology from the two companies.

 

In prior roles, Grobman served as chief security technologist for the Intel Atom processor system-on-chip design group and spent seven years as chief architect for Intel vPro technology platforms. In the latter position, he led work on the solutions architecture that resulted in a business platform with unique hardware-based management and security capabilities.

 

Before joining Intel, Grobman spent four years at IBM as a solutions programmer and developer. Grobman has published a number of technical papers and books, and holds 20 U.S. and international patents in the fields of security, software, and computer architecture, with about another 20 patents pending. He is also the recipient of two Intel Achievement Awards, the first earned in 2005 for the invention, initial architecture, and strategy of the first PC embedded appliance; and the second in 2007 for the success of the Intel vPro technology platform.

 

Grobman earned his bachelor's degree in computer science from North Carolina State University

Articles by Steve Grobman
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
Why CISOs Need a Security Reality Check
Joel Fulton, Chief Information Security Officer for Splunk,  6/13/2018
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CVE-2018-12557
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in Zuul 3.x before 3.1.0. If nodes become offline during the build, the no_log attribute of a task is ignored. If the unreachable error occurred in a task used with a loop variable (e.g., with_items), the contents of the loop items would be printed in the console. This could ...
CVE-2018-12559
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in the cantata-mounter D-Bus service in Cantata through 2.3.1. The mount target path check in mounter.cpp `mpOk()` is insufficient. A regular user can consequently mount a CIFS filesystem anywhere (e.g., outside of the /home directory tree) by passing directory traversal sequ...
CVE-2018-12560
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in the cantata-mounter D-Bus service in Cantata through 2.3.1. Arbitrary unmounts can be performed by regular users via directory traversal sequences such as a home/../sys/kernel substring.
CVE-2018-12561
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in the cantata-mounter D-Bus service in Cantata through 2.3.1. A regular user can inject additional mount options such as file_mode= by manipulating (for example) the domain parameter of the samba URL.
CVE-2018-12562
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in the cantata-mounter D-Bus service in Cantata through 2.3.1. The wrapper script 'mount.cifs.wrapper' uses the shell to forward the arguments to the actual mount.cifs binary. The shell evaluates wildcards (such as in an injected string:/home/../tmp/* string).