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Chief Analyst, Omdia
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Jeff has more than 25 years of experience analyzing the cybersecurity technology market and providing guidance to vendors. He possesses one of the longest-running and most accurate forecast track records in cybersecurity technology, with forecast models dating back to 1997.

Jeff covers the complex interactions between products, traditional managed services, SaaS, and cloud security. He is an expert in cybersecurity hardware, software, and services for firewalls/NGFW/UTM, IDS/IPS, secure access, cloud security, web and mail security, DDoS mitigation, data center and carrier security, security operations platforms, SCADA/ICS and IoT security.

A thought leader in the cybersecurity technology space, Jeff is frequently quoted in the press, leads webinars, speaks at industry and customer events, and is a highly sought-after strategy consultant to startups, service providers, security technology companies, and the investment community.

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COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff 9/25/2020
Google Cloud Debuts Threat-Detection Service
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  9/23/2020
Shopify's Employee Data Theft Underscores Risk of Rogue Insiders
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/23/2020
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CVE-2020-26120
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-27
XSS exists in the MobileFrontend extension for MediaWiki before 1.34.4 because section.line is mishandled during regex section line replacement from PageGateway. Using crafted HTML, an attacker can elicit an XSS attack via jQuery's parseHTML method, which can cause image callbacks to fire even witho...
CVE-2020-26121
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-27
An issue was discovered in the FileImporter extension for MediaWiki before 1.34.4. An attacker can import a file even when the target page is protected against "page creation" and the attacker should not be able to create it. This occurs because of a mishandled distinction between an uploa...
CVE-2020-25812
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-27
An issue was discovered in MediaWiki 1.34.x before 1.34.4. On Special:Contributions, the NS filter uses unescaped messages as keys in the option key for an HTMLForm specifier. This is vulnerable to a mild XSS if one of those messages is changed to include raw HTML.
CVE-2020-25813
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-27
In MediaWiki before 1.31.10 and 1.32.x through 1.34.x before 1.34.4, Special:UserRights exposes the existence of hidden users.
CVE-2020-25814
PUBLISHED: 2020-09-27
In MediaWiki before 1.31.10 and 1.32.x through 1.34.x before 1.34.4, XSS related to jQuery can occur. The attacker creates a message with [javascript:payload xss] and turns it into a jQuery object with mw.message().parse(). The expected result is that the jQuery object does not contain an <a> ...