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Chief Executive Officer, Covertix
Member Since: 2/25/2016
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Yoran Sirkis is a seasoned senior executive with deep domain expertise in information security and well-rounded experience in leadership, business development, professional services, consulting, customer management, and international management. Yoran served as a managing partner of Comsec Innovation and CEO of Comsec Cyber Solutions, both parts of the Comsec Group. Comsec Group is the largest dedicated information security company in Europe, operating branches in Israel, UK and the Netherlands. Prior to that, Yoran served as VP Professional Services of Comsec Consulting in which he managed all operational and professional aspects of this +100-people company; established and operated international business units and branches, and managed P&L of a multimillion dollar software and services business. Yoran brings over 20 years of experience in information security, specializing in Data/Physical Risk Management. In addition, Yoran has vast experience in investments, M&A and mentoring entrepreneurs. Yoran holds an Engineering Industrial Management diploma specializing in Information Systems.

Articles by Yoran Sirkis
Cybersecurity's 'Broken' Hiring Process
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  10/11/2017
Ransomware Grabs Headlines but BEC May Be a Bigger Threat
Marc Wilczek, Digital Strategist & CIO Advisor,  10/12/2017
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CVE-2017-0290
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 ...

CVE-2016-10369
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.