Michael Lines

Profile of Michael Lines

Vice President, Strategy, Risk, and Compliance Services at Optiv
Member Since: 2/15/2018
News & Commentary Posts: 1
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Michael Lines is Vice President, Strategy, Risk, and Compliance Services for Optiv, a security solutions integrator. He is responsible for leading Optiv's security experts in helping companies develop and run the security programs that meet their business, risk, and compliance needs. Lines has extensive experience in creating effective security programs for global businesses, taking into account the gamut of regulatory, cultural, and business challenges that exist when working in a multinational environment. He is an expert in security technologies as well as the practical, risk-based application of these technologies to solving cyber security problems.

Prior to joining Optiv, Lines held numerous executive roles at a number of leading technology, Internet, and financial services companies, including D+H, PwC, TransUnion, Fair Isaac Corp., and Narex Corp. Lines is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Professional and Certified Information Privacy Processional (CIPP).

Articles by Michael Lines
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
(ISC)2 Report: Glaring Disparity in Diversity for US Cybersecurity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/15/2018
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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 ...

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).

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...

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.

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.