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 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
Florida Town Pays $600K to Ransomware Operators
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  6/20/2019
Pledges to Not Pay Ransomware Hit Reality
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  6/21/2019
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CVE-2019-12949
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In pfSense 2.4.4-p2 and 2.4.4-p3, if it is possible to trick an authenticated administrator into clicking on a button on a phishing page, an attacker can leverage XSS to upload arbitrary executable code, via diag_command.php and rrd_fetch_json.php (timePeriod parameter), to a server. Then, the remot...
CVE-2019-12957
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In Xpdf 4.01.01, a buffer over-read could be triggered in FoFiType1C::convertToType1 in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc when the index number is larger than the charset array bounds. It can, for example, be triggered by sending a crafted PDF document to the pdftops tool. It allows an attacker to use a crafted pd...
CVE-2019-12958
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-25
In Xpdf 4.01.01, a heap-based buffer over-read could be triggered in FoFiType1C::convertToType0 in fofi/FoFiType1C.cc when it is trying to access the second privateDicts array element, because the privateDicts array has only one element allocated.
CVE-2019-12951
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
An issue was discovered in Mongoose before 6.15. The parse_mqtt() function in mg_mqtt.c has a critical heap-based buffer overflow.
CVE-2019-10689
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-24
VVX products using UCS software version 5.9.2 and earlier with Better Together over Ethernet Connector (BToE) application version 3.9.1 and earlier provides insufficient authentication between the BToE application and the BToE component, resulting in leakage of sensitive information.