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Product Security Leader, GE Oil & Gas
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Susan is the Product Security Leader of GE Oil + Gas. In this role, she is responsible for driving a comprehensive product security program for the business, together with stakeholders in engineering, supply chain, services, sales and product line management. Susan joined Oil & Gas from GE's 2014 acquisition, Wurldtech Security Technologies, where she focused on opportunities to leverage technology and services into GE businesses and product offerings. Prior to Wurldtech, Susan held roles in GE's Power Conversion and Measurement & Control businesses and spent 10 years working in both regulated and independent power generation companies in the US, Europe and Latin America in finance, operations and trading capacities.

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'PowerSnitch' Hacks Androids via Power Banks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/8/2018
Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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CVE-2018-6705
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.
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PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 stores user passwords as base64 encoded MD5 hashes.
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PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 transmits the entire user database over the network when a remote unathenticated user accesses the command prompt. This allows the attacker to gain access to usernames, password hashes, privilege levels, and more.
CVE-2018-15719
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Open Dental before version 18.4 installs a mysql database and uses the default credentials of "root" with a blank password. This allows anyone on the network with access to the server to access all database information.
CVE-2018-6704
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-12
Privilege escalation vulnerability in McAfee Agent (MA) for Linux 5.0.0 through 5.0.6, 5.5.0, and 5.5.1 allows local users to perform arbitrary command execution via specific conditions.