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Co-Founder and CTO of Kenna Security
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Ed Bellis is a security industry veteran and expert and was once named Information Security Executive of the Year. He founded Kenna Security to deliver a data-driven, risk-based approach to remediation and help IT teams prioritize and thwart would-be security threats. Ed is the former CISO of Orbitz and former Vice President, Corporate Information Security, at Bank of America. He is an adviser to Dharma and former adviser to SecurityScoreboard.com and the Society of Payment Security Professionals. Ed is a contributing author to the book Beautiful Security (O'Reilly Media, 2009). He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Recent engagements include the 2017 Enterprise Security Summit ("Do's and Don'ts of Establishing Metrics that Cultivate Real Security") and InfoSec World ("Amateur Hour: Why APTs Are the Least of Your Worries").

Articles by Ed Bellis
Facebook Aims to Make Security More Social
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  2/20/2018
SEC: Companies Must Disclose More Info on Cybersecurity Attacks & Risks
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  2/22/2018
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CVE-2017-0290
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 ...

CVE-2016-10369
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.

CVE-2017-0890
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.