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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
News
Inside the Ransomware Campaigns Targeting Exchange Servers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/2/2021
Commentary
Beyond MITRE ATT&CK: The Case for a New Cyber Kill Chain
Rik Turner, Principal Analyst, Infrastructure Solutions, Omdia,  3/30/2021
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-09
Use after free in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 89.0.4389.114 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-09
Heap buffer overflow in TabStrip in Google Chrome on Windows prior to 89.0.4389.114 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.