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CSO, Cryptzone
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Leo Taddeo is the chief security officer for Cryptzone, a provider of dynamic, context-aware security solutions. Taddeo was previously the special agent in charge of the special operations/cyber division of the FBI's New York office, where he led more than 400 agents and oversaw high profile cases, including Silk Road, Blackshades and JP Morgan.

Previously, Taddeo served as a section chief in the international operations division, where he managed FBI operations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Taddeo held roles of increasing responsibilities in the field, including supervising a joint FBI/New York City police department joint terrorism task force and serving as the legal attaché in Rome.

After receiving his degree in applied physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Taddeo served as a tank officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1991, he was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medal for Valor for service in the Gulf war. Taddeo then earned a Juris Doctor from St. John's University and practiced civil litigation at Mound, Cotton & Wollan until entering the FBI. Taddeo is a graduate of the CISO Executive Program at Carnegie Mellon University. He also maintains the CISSP and GIAC Certified Incident Handler certifications

Articles by Leo Taddeo
13 Russians Indicted for Massive Operation to Sway US Election
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  2/16/2018
Facebook Aims to Make Security More Social
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  2/20/2018
From DevOps to DevSecOps: Structuring Communication for Better Security
Robert Hawk, Privacy & Security Lead at xMatters,  2/15/2018
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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.