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 Jared Thorkelson

Profile of Jared Thorkelson

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Jared is president of DLP Experts, a value-added reseller dedicated exclusively to data loss prevention (DLP) and other data protection technologies and services. For over twenty years Jared has held executive level positions with technology firms, with the last six years focused in the area of DLP and data protection.

His longtime vendor-agnostic approach to DLP technologies has netted him extensive tribal knowledge in the form of features and capabilities across many leading DLP vendors. He leverages this insider information for the benefit of his customers as they consider the best technologies to meet specific technical and budgetary requirements. Jared has long promoted the idea that DLP is not a product, but a process, with enforcement technologies being just one step of many. His company's unique approach, referred to as DLP.IQ, supports this step-by-step process from start to finish.

Jared is a recognized writer and speaker on the subject of network security and has participated in many industry events throughout the US, Latin America and Europe, including (ISC)2, BrightTALK, BankInfoSecurity.com, Infosecurity Europe, ISPCON, and Internet Business.

Jared earned a degree in English from BYU, which he now uses to write a blog.

You can cyberstalk Jared at www.linkedin.com/in/jthork and www.DLPExperts.com or just email him at [email protected]

Articles by Jared Thorkelson
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.