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Chief Information Security Officer, CyberDefenses
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Brian Engle's role as CISO/Director of Advisory Services allows him to lead the delivery of strategic consulting services for CyberDefenses' growing client base with risk management support, information security program assessment, and cybersecurity program maturity evolution. Brian has been in the field for over 25 years. He was the founder of Riskceptional Strategies, a consulting firm focused on enabling the development of successful strategies for implementing, operating, and evolving risk-based cybersecurity programs.

Brian's previous experience includes executive director of Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), CISO and cybersecurity coordinator for the state of Texas, CISO for Texas Health and Human Services Commission, CISO for Temple-Inland, Manager of Information Security Assurance for Guaranty Bank, and Senior Information Security Analyst for Silicon Laboratories. He served as a past president and lifetime board of directors member of the ISSA Capitol of Texas Chapter, a member of ISACA, and holds CISSP and CISA certifications.

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8 Cybersecurity Myths Debunked

1/31/2019
The last thing any business needs is a swarm of myths and misunderstandings seeding common and frequent errors organizations of all sizes make in safeguarding data and infrastructure.

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CVE-2019-15224
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
The rest-client gem 1.6.13 for Ruby, as distributed on RubyGems.org, included a code-execution backdoor inserted by a third party.
CVE-2019-15225
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
In Envoy through 1.11.1, users may configure a route to match incoming path headers via the libstdc++ regular expression implementation. A remote attacker may send a request with a very long URI to result in a denial of service (memory consumption). This is a related issue to CVE-2019-14993.
CVE-2019-15223
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.1.8. There is a NULL pointer dereference caused by a malicious USB device in the sound/usb/line6/driver.c driver.
CVE-2019-15211
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.2.6. There is a use-after-free caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-dev.c driver because drivers/media/radio/radio-raremono.c does not properly allocate memory.
CVE-2019-15212
PUBLISHED: 2019-08-19
An issue was discovered in the Linux kernel before 5.1.8. There is a double-free caused by a malicious USB device in the drivers/usb/misc/rio500.c driver.