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 Michael Sentonas

Profile of Michael Sentonas

Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, APAC
News & Commentary Posts: 10

Michael Sentonas is the Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, APAC for Intel Security. Michael has been with the company for fifteen years, previously holding leadership roles such as VP and Chief Technology Officer of Security Connected, VP and CTO for Asia Pacific and, prior to this, head of Sales Engineering and Services for Intel Security in the Asia Pacific region.

In his role, Michael serves as a key champion for driving the integrated security architectures and platforms that have propelled Intel Security into a leadership position as the largest dedicated security provider in the world.

Michael is an active public speaker on security issues and provides advice to both governments and business on global and local cyber security threats. He gives regular insight on security issues and solutions through media including television, technology trade publications and technology centric Web sites. Michael has spoken around the world at sales conferences, customer and non-customer conferences and contributes to various government and industry association's initiatives on security.

He has over eighteen years of experience in the IT industry, focusing on internet security solutions with past roles including software development, security research and consulting and management.

Michael holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia and holds an Australian Government security clearance.

Articles by Michael Sentonas

Where Is Ransomware Going?

11/23/2015
As PCs and servers get better protected and employees more knowledgeable about the ransomware threat, criminals will go after less secure systems such as smart TVs, conferencing equipment, or other unsecured devices.

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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.