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Chief Executive Officer, Covertix
Member Since: 2/25/2016
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Yoran Sirkis is a seasoned senior executive with deep domain expertise in information security and well-rounded experience in leadership, business development, professional services, consulting, customer management, and international management. Yoran served as a managing partner of Comsec Innovation and CEO of Comsec Cyber Solutions, both parts of the Comsec Group. Comsec Group is the largest dedicated information security company in Europe, operating branches in Israel, UK and the Netherlands. Prior to that, Yoran served as VP Professional Services of Comsec Consulting in which he managed all operational and professional aspects of this +100-people company; established and operated international business units and branches, and managed P&L of a multimillion dollar software and services business. Yoran brings over 20 years of experience in information security, specializing in Data/Physical Risk Management. In addition, Yoran has vast experience in investments, M&A and mentoring entrepreneurs. Yoran holds an Engineering Industrial Management diploma specializing in Information Systems.

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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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Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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CVE-2017-1265
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-17
IBM Security Guardium 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.1.4, and 10.5 does not validate, or incorrectly validates, a certificate. This weakness might allow an attacker to spoof a trusted entity by using a man-in-the-middle (MITM) techniques. IBM X-Force ID: 124740.
CVE-2017-1272
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-17
IBM Security Guardium 10.0 and 10.5 stores sensitive information in URL parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history. IBM X-Force ID: 124747. IBM X-Force ID: 124747.
CVE-2017-1597
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-17
IBM Security Guardium 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1, 10.1.2, 10.1.3, 10.1.4, and 10.5 Database Activity Monitor does not require that users should have strong passwords by default, which makes it easier for attackers to compromise user accounts. IBM X-Force ID: 132610.
CVE-2018-1889
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-17
IBM Security Guardium 10.0 and 10.5 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IBM X-Force ID: 152080.
CVE-2018-1891
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-17
IBM Security Guardium 10 and 10.5 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IBM X-Force ID: 152082.