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CEO & Cofounder, Strategic Cyber Ventures
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Tom is a cyber intelligence expert, author, professor, and leader in the field of cybersecurity.  Having held a seat on the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President of the United States and serving as an advisor to the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA), he has worked in the highest levels of cybersecurity.  He has applied his expertise in the corporate world, as chief cybersecurity officer for Trend Micro, where for over three years Tom was responsible for analysis of emerging cybersecurity threats and relevant defensive technologies.  Prior to Trend Micro, Tom served as the vice president of security for Core Security. 

 

Tom began his career as senior data risk management specialist for the World Bank treasury security team, where he was responsible for cyber intelligence and security policy as he advised central banks around the world about their cyber risk posture.

 

In addition to his professional work, Tom believes in sharing his knowledge to benefit others in order to combat cybercrime.  Tom was a Professor at American University's School of International Service and the Kogod School of Business, and he co-authored the book E-safety and Soundness: Securing Finance in a New Age. He regularly presents at global cybersecurity conferences and is a contributor on cyber analysis for major networks. Tom is a Certified Information Security Manager and is a Certified Ethical Hacker.

 

 

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CVE-2013-7445
Published: 2015-10-15
The Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 4.x mishandles requests for Graphics Execution Manager (GEM) objects, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an application that processes graphics data, as demonstrated b...

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Published: 2015-10-15
netstat in IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1, and 7.1 and VIOS 2.2.x, when a fibre channel adapter is used, allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

CVE-2015-5660
Published: 2015-10-15
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in eXtplorer before 2.1.8 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that execute PHP code.

CVE-2015-6003
Published: 2015-10-15
Directory traversal vulnerability in QNAP QTS before 4.1.4 build 0910 and 4.2.x before 4.2.0 RC2 build 0910, when AFP is enabled, allows remote attackers to read or write to arbitrary files by leveraging access to an OS X (1) user or (2) guest account.

CVE-2015-6333
Published: 2015-10-15
Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) 1.1j allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving addition of an SSH key, aka Bug ID CSCuw46076.

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