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CEO at Cloud Daddy
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Joe Merces is the CEO and co-founder of Cloud Daddy. He brings more than 30 years of extensive experience in cloud services, information technology, cybersecurity, and data communications, with a diverse background in both private and public sector settings to his role. Prior to founding Cloud Daddy in 2017, Joe served as CIO of the New York City Law Department, the world's largest public sector law firm, where he oversaw all infrastructure and set technology strategy and service delivery across the agency, which spanned 18 offices throughout all five boroughs of New York City. In his role, Joe was responsible for all aspects of information technology, information security, network operations, administration, technical support, and application services. He left the public sector in 2017, seeing an opportunity to bring his extensive experience to the AWS marketplace, launching Cloud Daddy in June 2018.

Articles by Joe Merces
How the US Chooses Which Zero-Day Vulnerabilities to Stockpile
Ricardo Arroyo, Senior Technical Product Manager, Watchguard Technologies,  1/16/2019
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CVE-2019-3906
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 contains hardcoded credentials in the WCF service on port 9003. An authenticated remote attacker can use these credentials to access the badge system database and modify its contents.
CVE-2019-3907
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 stores user credentials and other sensitive information with a known weak encryption method (MD5 hash of a salt and password).
CVE-2019-3908
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 stores backup files as encrypted zip files. The password to the zip is hard-coded and unchangeable. An attacker with access to these backups can decrypt them and obtain sensitive data.
CVE-2019-3909
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Premisys Identicard version 3.1.190 database uses default credentials. Users are unable to change the credentials without vendor intervention.
CVE-2019-3910
PUBLISHED: 2019-01-18
Crestron AM-100 before firmware version 1.6.0.2 contains an authentication bypass in the web interface's return.cgi script. Unauthenticated remote users can use the bypass to access some administrator functionality such as configuring update sources and rebooting the device.