David O'Berry

Profile of David O'Berry

Worldwide Strategic Technologies, Intel Security
News & Commentary Posts: 2

David O'Berry is a reformed CxO/CIO currently working for the "Dark Side" in Worldwide Strategic Technologies within Intel Security Group's Office of the CTO. He spent 19 years on the enterprise side as a network manager, director of information technology systems and services, and most recently director of strategic development and information technology (CIO) in the public sector. During that time, he was an advocate for standards-based networks and security, working with groups such has the Trusted Computing Group, NIST, MITRE, and the Open Group to further those causes. Active within the industry, he currently holds CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, CCSP, CRISC, CSSLP, and CRMP among other certifications, including old-school certs such as Enterprise/Master Certified Novell Engineer (a fact he tries not to mention very often).

Articles by David O'Berry
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
Microsoft Report Details Different Forms of Cryptominers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  3/13/2018
New 'Mac-A-Mal' Tool Automates Mac Malware Hunting & Analysis
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/14/2018
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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 ...

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).

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...

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.

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.