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Chief Technology Officer of DeepSurface Security
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Tim Morgan is the founder and CTO of DeepSurface Security, an innovative new risk-based vulnerability management product that helps security teams gain a much deeper understanding of the complex relationships present in their digital infrastructures. After beginning his career as a software developer, he transitioned to a career in application security and vulnerability research and, over the last 24 years has worked as a penetration tester, digital forensics researcher and application security expert. In addition to his day-to-day work, Tim has presented his independent research on Windows registry forensics, XML external entities attacks, web application timing attacks, and practical application cryptanalysis at conferences such as DFRWS, OWASP's AppSec USA, BSidesPDX, and BlackHat USA.

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CVSS as a Framework, Not a Score

2/23/2021
The venerable system has served us well but is now outdated. Not that it's time to throw the system away; use it as a framework to measure risk using modern, context-based methods.

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