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Data Protection Officer, Research Director & General Counsel, IAPP
Member Since: 3/19/2019
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Rita Heimes is data protection officer, research director and general counsel at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a non-profit professional membership association headquartered in Portsmouth, NH. At the IAPP, Rita works with a team of privacy subject matter experts to create original research and content for the IAPP, and also serves as the firm's in-house privacy officer and general counsel. Previously, Rita was a law professor and academic dean at the University of Maine School of Law, where she directed the Center for Law + Innovation and developed the nation's first Privacy Pathways program and one of the first intellectual property clinics. Over her law career, Rita has practiced privacy and intellectual property law with firms in Seattle, Boulder, and Portland (Maine). She received her BA in Journalism from the University of Iowa and her JD from Drake University School of Law.

Articles by Rita Heimes
Data Privacy Protections for the Most Vulnerable -- Children
Dimitri Sirota, Founder & CEO of BigID,  10/17/2019
Sodinokibi Ransomware: Where Attackers' Money Goes
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  10/15/2019
Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin
Dark Reading Staff 10/18/2019
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CVE-2019-16978
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-21
In FusionPBX up to v4.5.7, the file app\devices\device_settings.php uses an unsanitized "id" variable coming from the URL, which is reflected on 2 occasions in HTML, leading to XSS.
CVE-2019-16979
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-21
In FusionPBX up to v4.5.7, the file app\contacts\contact_urls.php uses an unsanitized "id" variable coming from the URL, which is reflected in HTML, leading to XSS.
CVE-2019-16980
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-21
In FusionPBX up to v4.5.7, the file app\call_broadcast\call_broadcast_edit.php uses an unsanitized "id" variable coming from the URL in an unparameterized SQL query, leading to SQL injection.
CVE-2019-16990
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-21
In FusionPBX up to v4.5.7, the file app/music_on_hold/music_on_hold.php uses an unsanitized "file" variable coming from the URL, which takes any pathname (base64 encoded) and allows a download of it.
CVE-2019-16530
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-21
Sonatype Nexus Repository Manager 2.x before 2.14.15 and 3.x before 3.19, and IQ Server before 72, has remote code execution.