Bill Nelson

Profile of Bill Nelson

President & CEO, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and CEO, Soltra
Member Since: 4/14/2015
News & Commentary Posts: 1
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Bill Nelson is the President and CEO of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and President of Soltra, the security automation joint venture with DTCC. FS-ISAC is a non-profit association dedicated to protecting the global financial services industry from physical and cyber attacks. It includes 5500 members from banks, credit unions, securities firms and insurance companies. Bill was named the fifth most influential person in the field of financial-iInformation security by the publication Bank Info Security and he also received the prestigious RSA Award for Excellence in Information Security. Before joining FS-ISAC, Nelson was the Executive Vice President of NACHA, The Electronic Payments Association where he oversaw the development of the ACH Network into one of the largest electronic payment systems in the world, processing nearly 14 billion payments by the time he transitioned d to FS-ISAC.

Articles by Bill Nelson
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
IoT Product Safety: If It Appears Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is
Pat Osborne, Principal - Executive Consultant at Outhaul Consulting, LLC, & Cybersecurity Advisor for the Security Innovation Center,  3/12/2018
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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 ...

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).

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...

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.

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.