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 Jon Allen

Profile of Jon Allen

Assistant VP & CISO, Baylor University
News & Commentary Posts: 1

Jon Allen is the assistant vice president and Chief Information Security Officer at Baylor University where he has built the information security group from a one-person shop to an integrated organization. Jon has more than ten years of experience in information and network security and is a member of the Educause Effective Practices committee, and the SANS EDU advisory council. He has presented at RSA, Educause, Treasury Institute PCI workshop, SEAT and IANS on topics ranging from PCI compliance to InfoSec in the age of Cloud and Agile IT.

Articles by Jon Allen
White House Cybersecurity Strategy at a Crossroads
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  7/17/2018
The Fundamental Flaw in Security Awareness Programs
Ira Winkler, CISSP, President, Secure Mentem,  7/19/2018
Number of Retailers Impacted by Breaches Doubles
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading,  7/19/2018
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CVE-2018-1503
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-23
IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5, 8.0, and 9.0 could allow a remotely authenticated attacker to to send invalid or malformed headers that could cause messages to no longer be transmitted via the affected channel. IBM X-Force ID: 141339.
CVE-2018-1513
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-23
IBM Sterling B2B Integrator Standard Edition 5.2.0 through 5.2.6 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IB...
CVE-2018-6677
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-23
Directory Traversal vulnerability in the administrative user interface in McAfee Web Gateway (MWG) MWG 7.8.1.x allows authenticated administrator users to gain elevated privileges via unspecified vectors.
CVE-2018-6678
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-23
Configuration/Environment manipulation vulnerability in the administrative interface in McAfee Web Gateway (MWG) MWG 7.8.1.x allows authenticated administrator users to execute arbitrary commands via unspecified vectors.
CVE-2018-14512
PUBLISHED: 2018-07-23
An XSS vulnerability was discovered in WUZHI CMS 4.1.0. There is persistent XSS that allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the form[nickname] parameter to the index.php?m=core&f=set&v=sendmail URI. When the administrator accesses the "system settings - mail ...