Malcolm Harkins

Profile of Malcolm Harkins

Chief Information Security Officer, Cylance Inc.
Member Since: 5/29/2015
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Malcolm Harkins is the global Chief Information Security officer (CISO) at Cylance Inc. He is responsible for all aspects of the company's information risk and security, public policy and for outreach to help improvement understanding of cyber risks and best practices for managing and mitigating them. Malcolm joined Cylance following 23 years with Intel, where he most recently served as a vice president and its first Chief Security & Privacy officer (CSPO). In that role Malcolm was responsible for managing the risk, controls, privacy, security, and other related compliance for Intel along with all of its products and services.

Malcolm was a contributing author to IT Privacy, a Handbook for Technologists, published by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (2014). In 2012 he published his first book, Managing Risk and Information Security, Protect to Enable. He regularly speaks at leading cybersecurity events and writes articles and white papers.

Articles by Malcolm Harkins
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
IoT Product Safety: If It Appears Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is
Pat Osborne, Principal - Executive Consultant at Outhaul Consulting, LLC, & Cybersecurity Advisor for the Security Innovation Center,  3/12/2018
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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 ...

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).

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...

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.

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.