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Chief Security Officer, ABB
Member Since: 9/19/2018
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Satish joined San Jose-based ABB in February 2017 as chief security officer and Group VP, architecture and analytics, ABB Ability™, responsible for the security of all products, services and cybersecurity services. Satish brings to this position a background in computer programming and more than 25 years of experience in security and analytics. Prior to joining ABB, Satish was the vice president of technology at Vidder Inc., a security startup that provides unified access control across internal networks, clouds and external users. Before that, Satish spent 21 years at Cisco, the world's leader in networking and communications technologies. At Cisco, he led engineering organizations including orchestration, SDN, NFV and cloud virtualization, as well as security and media experience in emerging technologies and businesses.

Satish holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Computer Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Calicut in Kozhikode, India and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN. In addition, Satish holds three patents in computer networking and has 17 patents filed in the field of video analytics.

Articles by Satish Gannu
Higher Education: 15 Books to Help Cybersecurity Pros Be Better
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
Worst Password Blunders of 2018 Hit Organizations East and West
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  12/12/2018
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CVE-2018-20161
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
A design flaw in the BlinkForHome (aka Blink For Home) Sync Module 2.10.4 and earlier allows attackers to disable cameras via Wi-Fi, because incident clips (triggered by the motion sensor) are not saved if the attacker's traffic (such as Dot11Deauth) successfully disconnects the Sync Module from the...
CVE-2018-20159
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
i-doit open 1.11.2 allows Remote Code Execution because ZIP archives are mishandled. It has an upload feature that allows an authenticated user with the administrator role to upload arbitrary files to the main website directory. Exploitation involves uploading a ".php" file within a "...
CVE-2018-20157
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
The data import functionality in OpenRefine through 3.1 allows an XML External Entity (XXE) attack through a crafted (zip) file, allowing attackers to read arbitrary files.
CVE-2018-20154
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to discover all subscriber e-mail addresses.
CVE-2018-20155
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated subscriber users to bypass intended access restrictions on changes to plugin settings.