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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.

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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  1/11/2019
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CVE-2018-5740
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-16
"deny-answer-aliases" is a little-used feature intended to help recursive server operators protect end users against DNS rebinding attacks, a potential method of circumventing the security model used by client browsers. However, a defect in this feature makes it easy, when the feature is i...
CVE-2018-5741
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-16
To provide fine-grained controls over the ability to use Dynamic DNS (DDNS) to update records in a zone, BIND 9 provides a feature called update-policy. Various rules can be configured to limit the types of updates that can be performed by a client, depending on the key used when sending the update ...
CVE-2016-9778
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-16
An error in handling certain queries can cause an assertion failure when a server is using the nxdomain-redirect feature to cover a zone for which it is also providing authoritative service. A vulnerable server could be intentionally stopped by an attacker if it was using a configuration that met th...
CVE-2017-3135
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-16
Under some conditions when using both DNS64 and RPZ to rewrite query responses, query processing can resume in an inconsistent state leading to either an INSIST assertion failure or an attempt to read through a NULL pointer. Affects BIND 9.8.8, 9.9.3-S1 -> 9.9.9-S7, 9.9.3 -> 9.9.9-P5, 9.9.10b1...
CVE-2017-3136
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-16
A query with a specific set of characteristics could cause a server using DNS64 to encounter an assertion failure and terminate. An attacker could deliberately construct a query, enabling denial-of-service against a server if it was configured to use the DNS64 feature and other preconditions were me...