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Security Team Leader at Coalition
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Matt Ahrens leads the Security Team at Coalition, the leading technology-enabled cyber insurance solution, combining comprehensive insurance and free cybersecurity tools to help businesses manage and mitigate cyber-risk.

Prior to Coalition, he co-founded The Crypsis Group, a leading breach response and forensics firm, where he was a Vice President. Mr. Ahrens has spent much of his career helping organizations prepare for, respond to, and defend against large scale cyber incidents and data breach events, including serving as Vice President of Technology Integration and Director of Security Assessments for GuidePoint Security, and as Senior Manager of IT Security for LivingSocial.

A seasoned security professional with a wide range of experience, Mr. Ahrens is able to quickly and intuitively develop novel remediation techniques for deep technically matters.

Articles by Matt Ahrens
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I Smell a RAT! New Cybersecurity Threats for the Crypto Industry
David Trepp, Partner, IT Assurance with accounting and advisory firm BPM LLP,  7/9/2021
News
Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
Commentary
It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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PUBLISHED: 2021-09-15
An issue in the BAT file parameters of PublicCMS v4.0 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-09-15
An arbitrary file upload vulnerability in Jizhicms v1.5 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .jpg file which is later changed to a PHP file.
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The identity authentication bypass vulnerability found in some Dahua products during the login process. Attackers can bypass device identity authentication by constructing malicious data packets.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-09-15
The identity authentication bypass vulnerability found in some Dahua products during the login process. Attackers can bypass device identity authentication by constructing malicious data packets.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-09-15
Improper access control in Jfinal CMS 5.1.0 allows attackers to access sensitive information via /classes/conf/db.properties&config=filemanager.config.js.