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Sr. VP & CISO, BlackBerry
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John McClurg is Blackberry's chief information security officer. In this role, he leads all aspects of BlackBerry's information security program globally, ensuring the development and implementation of cybersecurity policies and procedures. John comes to BlackBerry from Cylance where he served as Vice President and CISO.  Previously he served as chief security officer at Dell and held senior positions with Honeywell International, Lucent Technologies/Bell Laboratories, the U.S. Intelligence Community, the Department of Energy, the FBI, and the CIA. John co-chaired the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the U.S. Department of State and served as the founding chairman of the International Security Foundation. John holds a J.D. degree from Brigham Young University, MA in Organizational Behavior, BS and BA degrees in University Studies and Philosophy from Brigham Young, and advanced doctoral studies in Philosophical Hermeneutics at UNC-Chapel Hill and UCLA.

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Data Leak Week: Billions of Sensitive Files Exposed Online
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/10/2019
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CVE-2019-19777
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
stb_image.h (aka the stb image loader) 2.23, as used in libsixel and other products, has a heap-based buffer over-read in stbi__load_main.
CVE-2019-19778
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
An issue was discovered in libsixel 1.8.2. There is a heap-based buffer over-read in the function load_sixel at loader.c.
CVE-2019-16777
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
Versions of the npm CLI prior to 6.13.4 are vulnerable to an Arbitrary File Overwrite. It fails to prevent existing globally-installed binaries to be overwritten by other package installations. For example, if a package was installed globally and created a serve binary, any subsequent installs of pa...
CVE-2019-16775
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
Versions of the npm CLI prior to 6.13.3 are vulnerable to an Arbitrary File Write. It is possible for packages to create symlinks to files outside of thenode_modules folder through the bin field upon installation. A properly constructed entry in the package.json bin field would allow a package publi...
CVE-2019-16776
PUBLISHED: 2019-12-13
Versions of the npm CLI prior to 6.13.3 are vulnerable to an Arbitrary File Write. It fails to prevent access to folders outside of the intended node_modules folder through the bin field. A properly constructed entry in the package.json bin field would allow a package publisher to modify and/or gain...