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VP & General Manager, Fortify, HP Enterprise Security Products
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Jason Schmitt is vice president and general manager of the Fortify business within the HP Enterprise Security Products organization. In this role, he is responsible for driving the growth of Fortify's software security business and managing all operational functions within the group. Schmitt has extensive experience in product management, development and marketing for all types of web and security technologies. His expertise ranges from cloud-based secure web gateways, to application security and mobile security consulting services, to network-based video surveillance.

Previously, Schmitt held product management and engineering leadership positions at SPI Dynamics (later acquired by HP), Barracuda Networks, Steelbox Networks, EzGov, Ariba and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture). Schmitt is a frequent speaker and author on security technologies, trends and secure software development. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Georgia State University and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Articles by Jason Schmitt
Want Your Daughter to Succeed in Cyber? Call Her John
John De Santis, CEO, HyTrust,  5/16/2018
Don't Roll the Dice When Prioritizing Vulnerability Fixes
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  5/15/2018
Why Enterprises Can't Ignore Third-Party IoT-Related Risks
Charlie Miller, Senior Vice President, The Santa Fe Group,  5/14/2018
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CVE-2018-11311
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
A hardcoded FTP username of myscada and password of Vikuk63 in 'myscadagate.exe' in mySCADA myPRO 7 allows remote attackers to access the FTP server on port 2121, and upload files or list directories, by entering these credentials.
CVE-2018-11319
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
Syntastic (aka vim-syntastic) through 3.9.0 does not properly handle searches for configuration files (it searches the current directory up to potentially the root). This improper handling might be exploited for arbitrary code execution via a malicious gcc plugin, if an attacker has write access to ...
CVE-2018-11242
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
An issue was discovered in the MakeMyTrip application 7.2.4 for Android. The databases (locally stored) are not encrypted and have cleartext that might lead to sensitive information disclosure, as demonstrated by data/com.makemytrip/databases and data/com.makemytrip/Cache SQLite database files.
CVE-2018-11315
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-20
The Local HTTP API in Radio Thermostat CT50 and CT80 1.04.84 and below products allows unauthorized access via a DNS rebinding attack. This can result in remote device temperature control, as demonstrated by a tstat t_heat request that accesses a device purchased in the Spring of 2018, and sets a ho...
CVE-2018-11239
PUBLISHED: 2018-05-19
An integer overflow in the _transfer function of a smart contract implementation for Hexagon (HXG), an Ethereum ERC20 token, allows attackers to accomplish an unauthorized increase of digital assets by providing a _to argument in conjunction with a large _value argument, as exploited in the wild in ...