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 Ryan Allphin

Profile of Ryan Allphin

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Security Management, McAfee
News & Commentary Posts: 2

Ryan Allphin is responsible for defining and executing the strategic direction for the McAfee Security Management business, which includes McAfee's flagship product ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), Enterprise Security Manager (SIEM), Data & Threat Intelligence Exchange, Vulnerability Management, Policy Compliance, Risk Advisor and Security-as-a-Service products. Allphin leads the product management, engineering, marketing, and sales functions that drive innovation and worldwide growth for this area of the business.

Since joining McAfee in 2002, Allphin has been a technologist leading several product engineering teams within security management and endpoint system security. His teams have been innovators and set the standard for security management in the industry with ePO and McAfee Agent technologies.

Prior to joining McAfee, Allphin worked at Novell for seven years where he held various product development and leadership positions.

Allphin has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Utah Valley University and has completed executive leadership courses. He lives in Utah, with his wife and 4 children.

Articles by Ryan Allphin
Companies Blindly Believe They've Locked Down Users' Mobile Use
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  11/14/2017
Microsoft Word Vuln Went Unnoticed for 17 Years: Report
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  11/14/2017
121 Pieces of Malware Flagged on NSA Employee's Home Computer
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  11/16/2017
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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.