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CISO & VP, Information Security, F5 Networks
Member Since: 8/24/2016
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Mike Convertino has nearly 30 years of experience in providing enterprise-level information security, cloud-grade information systems solutions, and advanced cyber capability development. His professional experience spans security leadership and product development at a wide array of organizations including the U.S. government, Fortune 500 companies, and security start-ups. Prior to joining F5, Convertino was previously the Chief Information Security Officer at CrowdStrike, where he was responsible for the security of both CrowdStrike's corporate network and its product platform.

Convertino holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) and Master's degrees in Management Information Systems from Webster University and in International Security Studies from the U.S. Air Force. He has been a featured industry and government speaker at DoD Cybercrime, GFIRST, RSA, Black Hat and DEFCON, and U.S. Attorney's Office conferences on topics in risk management, intrusion detection, and cyber policy.

Articles by Mike Convertino
'Hidden Tunnels' Help Hackers Launch Financial Services Attacks
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  6/20/2018
Inside a SamSam Ransomware Attack
Ajit Sancheti, CEO and Co-Founder, Preempt,  6/20/2018
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CVE-2018-12735
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-25
SAJ Solar Inverter allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information via a direct request for the inverter_info.htm or english_main.htm URI.
CVE-2017-9312
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-25
Improperly implemented option-field processing in the TCP/IP stack on Allen-Bradley L30ERMS safety devices v30 and earlier causes a denial of service. When a crafted TCP packet is received, the device reboots immediately.
CVE-2018-10956
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-25
IPConfigure Orchid Core VMS 2.0.5 allows Directory Traversal.
CVE-2018-11039
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-25
Spring Framework (versions 5.0.x prior to 5.0.7, versions 4.3.x prior to 4.3.18, and older unsupported versions) allow web applications to change the HTTP request method to any HTTP method (including TRACE) using the HiddenHttpMethodFilter in Spring MVC. If an application has a pre-existing XSS vuln...
CVE-2018-11040
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-25
Spring Framework, versions 5.0.x prior to 5.0.7 and 4.3.x prior to 4.3.18 and older unsupported versions, allows web applications to enable cross-domain requests via JSONP (JSON with Padding) through AbstractJsonpResponseBodyAdvice for REST controllers and MappingJackson2JsonView for browser request...