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Senior Managing Director, Defense and Public Safety, Accenture Global & Senior Managing Director, Defense and Public Safety, Accenture Global
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Ger Daly is senior managing director for Accenture Defense and Public Safety, with global responsibility for defense, policing, and border and identity services. He leads a team of dedicated professionals who assist government and public service organizations that manage the cross-border movement of people, provide national and international security and manage criminal justice systems. Daly's defense industry experience spans
large-scale enterprise resource planning programs, supply chain logistics, and a range of technology programs that include cloud, data analytics, predictive analytics, and mobility services. His extensive experience in delivering large-scale identity management projects for public safety and government agencies includes the European Union (EU-VIS visa program) and the national citizen identity program of India (UID). For policing organizations, he has overseen performance and efficiency programs in cost reduction, supply chain and information management. Daly also has led the delivery of innovative operating and investigation systems for police clients around the world.

Dr. Kevin A. O'Brien is the senior principal leading security and intelligence efforts within Accenture's Global Health and Public Services practice. Prior to joining Accenture, he served as an intelligence program manager, as well as a senior advisor on analytic and operational transformation, in the Canadian Department of Public Safety. Among other roles, he led projects and programs on cyberthreats, digital intelligence exploitation, counterterrorism, and protective and preventive security.

Prior to joining the Canadian government, he served as Director of Alesia PSI Consultants Ltd from 2005-2009, which provided security and intelligence advisory services to the UK, US, Australian, and Canadian governments; Deputy Director of the Defence and Security Programme in RAND Europe from 2001-2005, with responsibility for its public security and intelligen

Articles by Ger Daly & Kevin O'Brien
Printers: The Weak Link in Enterprise Security
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, Dark Reading,  10/16/2017
20 Questions to Ask Yourself before Giving a Security Conference Talk
Joshua Goldfarb, Co-founder & Chief Product Officer, IDDRA,  10/16/2017
Why Security Leaders Can't Afford to Be Just 'Left-Brained'
Bill Bradley, SVP, Cyber Engineering and Technical Services, CenturyLink,  10/17/2017
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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.