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Chief Information Security Officer, MongoDB
Member Since: 10/29/2019
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Lena joined MongoDB with more than 20 years of cybersecurity experience. Before joining MongoDB, she was the global chief information security officer for the international fintech company, Tradeweb, where she was responsible for all aspects of cybersecurity. She also served as CIO and CSO for the New York Power Authority, the largest state power organization in the country, where she was responsible for physical and cybersecurity. She has previously served as a sector chief with FBI InfraGard. Lena is a founding partner of Cybersecurity at MIT Sloan, formerly the Interdisciplinary Consortium for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, which allows security leaders in academia and the private sector to collaborate on tackling the most challenging security issues.

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Dark Reading Staff 6/1/2020
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CVE-2020-12607
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
An issue was discovered in fastecdsa before 2.1.2. When using the NIST P-256 curve in the ECDSA implementation, the point at infinity is mishandled. This means that for an extreme value in k and s^-1, the signature verification fails even if the signature is correct. This behavior is not solely a us...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
common.php in the Gravity Forms plugin before 2.4.9 for WordPress can leak hashed passwords because user_pass is not considered a special case for a $current_user->get($property) call.
CVE-2020-13760
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
In Joomla! before 3.9.19, missing token checks in com_postinstall lead to CSRF.
CVE-2020-13761
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
In Joomla! before 3.9.19, lack of input validation in the heading tag option of the "Articles - Newsflash" and "Articles - Categories" modules allows XSS.
CVE-2020-13762
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-02
In Joomla! before 3.9.19, incorrect input validation of the module tag option in com_modules allows XSS.