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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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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 ...

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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).

CVE-2016-8202
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...

CVE-2016-8209
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.

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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.

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