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VP and CTO-Americas & Public Sector, Intel Security
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Scott Montgomery is vice president and chief technology officer for the Americas and public sector at Intel Security. He runs worldwide government certification efforts and works with industry and government thought leaders and worldwide public sector customers to ensure that technology, standards, and implementations meet information security and privacy challenges. His dialog with the market helps him drive government and cybersecurity requirements into McAfee's products and services portfolio and guide Intel Security's policy strategy for the public sector, critical infrastructure, and threat intelligence.

With more than 15 years in content and network security, Montgomery brings a practitioner's perspective to the art and science of cybersecurity. He has designed, built, tested, and certified information security and privacy solutions-including firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, encryption, vulnerability scanners, network visibility tools, mail and web gateways, strong authentication tokens, embedded systems, and more. Prior to its acquisition by McAfee, Montgomery ran worldwide product management and corporate strategy for Secure Computing, designing and building products like Sidewinder (now McAfee Firewall Enterprise), Webwasher (now McAfee Web Gateway), and Ironmail (now McAfee Email Gateway).

Articles by Scott Montgomery
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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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The Post Views Counter WordPress plugin before 1.3.5 does not sanitise or escape its Post Views Label settings, which could allow high privilege users to perform Cross-Site Scripting attacks in the frontend even when the unfiltered_html capability is disallowed
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The Donate With QRCode WordPress plugin before 1.4.5 does not sanitise or escape its QRCode Image setting, which result into a Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS). Furthermore, the plugin also does not have any CSRF and capability checks in place when saving such setting, allowing any authenticated us...
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The Visual Link Preview WordPress plugin before 2.2.3 does not enforce authorisation on several AJAX actions and has the CSRF nonce displayed for all authenticated users, allowing any authenticated user (such as subscriber) to call them and 1) Get and search through title and content of Draft post, ...
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The Print My Blog WordPress Plugin before 3.4.2 does not enforce nonce (CSRF) checks, which allows attackers to make logged in administrators deactivate the Print My Blog plugin and delete all saved data for that plugin by tricking them to open a malicious link
CVE-2021-24637
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-20
The Google Fonts Typography WordPress plugin before 3.0.3 does not escape and sanitise some of its block settings, allowing users with as role as low as Contributor to perform Stored Cross-Site Scripting attacks via blockType (combined with content), align, color, variant and fontID argument of a Gu...