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Senior Analyst, Omdia
Member Since: 5/29/2020
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With almost 20 years of experience as an industry analyst, Alan supports Omdia clients by researching, advising, or speaking on governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) markets and technologies, as well as on IT governance and security.  His broad focus is on enabling vendors, service providers, and enterprises to express and understand the essential linking of security requirements to business drivers. In this capacity, Alan has successfully developed key content for subjects including digital- and cybersecurity-related risk and governance; GRC markets and technologies; data governance and risk, especially as they relate to privacy and to the law on data protection in the EU and the European Economic Area known as General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR; and the organizational implementation and practices of these technology areas.

Prior to becoming an industry analyst, Alan worked in IT services and served as a business/systems analyst in the IT department of large enterprises.

Articles by Alan Rodger
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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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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
tinyexr commit 0.9.5 was discovered to contain an array index error in the tinyexr::SaveEXR component, which can lead to a denial of service (DOS).
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
tinyexr 0.9.5 was discovered to contain an array index error in the tinyexr::DecodeEXRImage component, which can lead to a denial of service (DOS).
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
arch/powerpc/kvm/book3s_rtas.c in the Linux kernel through 5.13.5 on the powerpc platform allows KVM guest OS users to cause host OS memory corruption via rtas_args.nargs, aka CID-f62f3c20647e.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
TX9 Automatic Food Dispenser v3.2.57 devices allow access to a shell as root/superuser, a related issue to CVE-2019-16734. To connect, the telnet service is used on port 23 with the default password of 059AnkJ for the root account. The user can then download the filesystem through preinstalled BusyB...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-07-26
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