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Founder, Badkode Ventures
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Caleb Sima has been engaged in the Internet security arena since 1994 and has become widely recognized as a leading expert in web security, penetration testing and the identification of emerging security threats. His pioneering efforts and expertise have helped define the web application security industry.

Caleb latest role was at Capital One Bank serving as the managing vice president of cybersecurity. Prior to Capital One, he was the CEO & co-founder at Bluebox Security (acquired by Lookout) and previously operated as CEO of Armorize (acquired by Proofpoint). In the past, he served as CTO of application security at Hewlett-Packard via the acquisition of his first startup, where he was CTO and founder of SPI Dynamics.

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Securing Severless: Defend or Attack?

10/25/2018
The best way to protect your cloud infrastructure is to pay attention to the fundamentals of application security, identity access management roles, and follow configuration best-practices.

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CVE-2019-7617
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-22
When the Elastic APM agent for Python versions before 5.1.0 is run as a CGI script, there is a variable name clash flaw if a remote attacker can control the proxy header. This could result in an attacker redirecting collected APM data to a proxy of their choosing.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-08-22
NLTK Downloader before 3.4.5 is vulnerable to a directory traversal, allowing attackers to write arbitrary files via a ../ (dot dot slash) in an NLTK package (ZIP archive) that is mishandled during extraction.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-08-22
Improper Verification of a Cryptographic Signature in OpenPGP.js <=4.1.2 allows an attacker to forge signed messages by replacing its signatures with a "standalone" or "timestamp" signature.
CVE-2019-9154
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-22
Improper Verification of a Cryptographic Signature in OpenPGP.js <=4.1.2 allows an attacker to pass off unsigned data as signed.
CVE-2019-9155
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-22
A cryptographic issue in OpenPGP.js <=4.2.0 allows an attacker who is able provide forged messages and gain feedback about whether decryption of these messages succeeded to conduct an invalid curve attack in order to gain the victim's ECDH private key.