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 Kristi Horton

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Lead Intelligence Officer, Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC)
Member Since: 11/4/2015
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Kristi Horton is the lead intelligence officer of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC). The FS-ISAC is a non-profit corporation formed in 1999 and is funded by its 6,500 member organizations. The FS-ISAC's mission is to help assure the resilience and continuity of the global financial services infrastructure and individual firms against acts that could significantly impact the sector's ability to provide services critical to the orderly function of the global economy. The FS-ISAC shares threat and vulnerability information, conducts coordinated contingency planning exercises, manages rapid response communications for both cyber and physical events, conducts education and training programs, and fosters collaborations with other key sectors and governments. FS-ISAC is also one of the creators of Soltra Edge, the free threat sharing platform for critical sector entities.

Prior to joining the FS-ISAC in March 2015, Kristi led the cyber threat intelligence program at Capitol One from 2013-2015, served as an adjunct instructor at George Mason University's Digital Forensics Masters Program in 2013, served as the lead information security analyst at Science Applications International Corporation in 2009-13, served as a forensic computer analysis at Paradigm Solutions in 2007-09, and served in the high technology investigation unit of the US Department of Justice in 2004-07. Kristi has a M.S. in Accounting and Information Systems and a B.S. in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Articles by Kristi Horton
5 Reasons the Cybersecurity Labor Shortfall Won't End Soon
Steve Morgan, Founder & CEO, Cybersecurity Ventures,  12/11/2017
BlueBorne Attack Highlights Flaws in Linux, IoT Security
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  12/14/2017
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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 ...

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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.