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Chief Executive Officer of NSS Labs
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Vikram Phatak is Chief Executive Officer of NSS Labs, Inc. Vik is one of the information security industry's foremost thought leaders on vulnerability management and threat protection. With over 20 years of experience, he brings unique insight to the cybersecurity problems facing large enterprises today. A pioneer of Internet security, Vik founded Intermedia Sciences Group in 1994, one of the first Internet service providers and Internet security consulting firms in the United States. Intermedia was acquired in 1999 by Teleflex Inc. Vik later founded Lucid Security in 2001, where he created "Adaptive Intelligence," a groundbreaking intrusion prevention technology. In 2006, Lucid Security was acquired by Trustwave Inc., a leading provider of information security solutions to Fortune 2000 companies. He was named Chief Technology Officer at Trustwave, where he was responsible for the management and development of technology product lines, prior to joining NSS Labs.

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Attackers Leave Stolen Credentials Searchable on Google
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/21/2021
How to Better Secure Your Microsoft 365 Environment
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/25/2021
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CVE-2020-27295
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
The affected product has uncontrolled resource consumption issues, which may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition on the OPC UA Tunneller (versions prior to 6.3.0.8233).
CVE-2021-22159
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
Insider Threat Management Windows Agent Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability The Proofpoint Insider Threat Management (formerly ObserveIT) Agent for Windows before 7.4.3, 7.5.4, 7.6.5, 7.7.5, 7.8.4, 7.9.3, 7.10.2, and 7.11.0.25 as well as versions 7.3 and earlier is missing authentication for a ...
CVE-2021-3308
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
An issue was discovered in Xen 4.12.3 through 4.12.4 and 4.13.1 through 4.14.x. An x86 HVM guest with PCI pass through devices can force the allocation of all IDT vectors on the system by rebooting itself with MSI or MSI-X capabilities enabled and entries setup. Such reboots will leak any vectors us...
CVE-2020-27299
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
The affected product is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds read, which may allow an attacker to obtain and disclose sensitive data information or cause the device to crash on the OPC UA Tunneller (versions prior to 6.3.0.8233).
CVE-2021-23272
PUBLISHED: 2021-01-26
The Application Development Clients component of TIBCO Software Inc.'s TIBCO BPM Enterprise and TIBCO BPM Enterprise Distribution for TIBCO Silver Fabric contains a vulnerability that theoretically allows a low privileged attacker with network access to execute a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) attack on...