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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.

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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
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Attacks on Kaseya Servers Led to Ransomware in Less Than 2 Hours
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/7/2021
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It's in the Game (but It Shouldn't Be)
Tal Memran, Cybersecurity Expert, CYE,  7/9/2021
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CVE-2021-33900
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
While investigating DIRSTUDIO-1219 it was noticed that configured StartTLS encryption was not applied when any SASL authentication mechanism (DIGEST-MD5, GSSAPI) was used. While investigating DIRSTUDIO-1220 it was noticed that any configured SASL confidentiality layer was not applied. This issue aff...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
Generated Support Bundles contains private S/MIME and PGP keys if containing folder is not hidden. This issue affects: OTRS AG ((OTRS)) Community Edition 6.0.x version 6.0.1 and later versions. OTRS AG OTRS 7.0.x version 7.0.27 and prior versions; 8.0.x version 8.0.14 and prior versions.
CVE-2021-21442
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
In the project create screen it's possible to inject malicious JS code to the certain fields. The code might be executed in the Reporting screen. This issue affects: OTRS AG Time Accounting: 7.0.x versions prior to 7.0.19.
CVE-2021-21443
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
Agents are able to list customer user emails without required permissions in the bulk action screen. This issue affects: OTRS AG ((OTRS)) Community Edition: 6.0.x version 6.0.1 and later versions. OTRS AG OTRS: 7.0.x versions prior to 7.0.27.
CVE-2021-36091
PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
Agents are able to list appointments in the calendars without required permissions. This issue affects: OTRS AG ((OTRS)) Community Edition: 6.0.x version 6.0.1 and later versions. OTRS AG OTRS: 7.0.x versions prior to 7.0.27.