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 Bob G. Stasio

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Senior Product Manager, Cyber Analysis, IBM
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Bob Stasio is currently a Senior Product Manager at IBM i2 Safer Planet. Prior to this role, Bob worked in the private sector standing up threat intelligence programs at Bloomberg and global financial firms. He accomplished these efforts as the owner of his own consulting firm and working internally within the enterprise. He also has deep government experience having held positions at NSA's Cyber Center, U.S. Cyber Command, U.S. Army's Signals Intelligence Corps, the FAA, and NASA.

Bob served as a U.S. Army officer, and is a recipient of numerous military awards, including the Bronze Star and Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal. Bob is also a Truman National Security Fellow, Brookings Institution Council on U.S. and Italy fellow, and serves on the advisory board of multiple startups.

Bob received a Bachelors of Science degree in Mathematical Physics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He holds a Master's degree and certifications in Intelligence Studies and Network Protection, respectively. Bob is also a graduate of numerous U.S. Department of Defense professional education courses focusing on intelligence operation, and holds various technical certifications, including CISSP.

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PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
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PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
An issue was discovered in the Gantt-Chart module before 5.5.4 for Jira. Due to a missing privilege check, it is possible to read and write to the module configuration of other users. This can also be used to deliver an XSS payload to other users' dashboards. To exploit this vulnerability, an attack...
CVE-2020-15944
PUBLISHED: 2020-08-04
An issue was discovered in the Gantt-Chart module before 5.5.5 for Jira. Due to missing validation of user input, it is vulnerable to a persistent XSS attack. An attacker can embed the attack vectors in the dashboard of other users. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker has to be authenticated.