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CISO, Storebrand Group
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Bjorn R. Watne has been working with information security for more than 20 years and is currently CISO for the Storebrand Group, the largest private asset manager in the Nordics. Before joining the financial sector, Watne spent many years within telecoms as well as working as a consultant with different industries.

Watne has his BSc in Computer Science from Agder University in Norway, and an MBA from ESCP in Paris, France. Professional certifications include CISSP and ISSMP from (ISC)2, and CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT and CDPSE from ISACA. Over the years he's held numerous board positions with ISACA and other professional associations and is a regular speaker at industry events.

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What the FedEx Logo Taught Me About Cybersecurity
Matt Shea, Head of Federal @ MixMode,  6/4/2021
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A View From Inside a Deception
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  6/2/2021
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In Apache PDFBox, a carefully crafted PDF file can trigger an OutOfMemory-Exception while loading the file. This issue affects Apache PDFBox version 2.0.23 and prior 2.0.x versions.
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It was discovered that read_file() in apport/hookutils.py would follow symbolic links or open FIFOs. When this function is used by the openjdk-16 package apport hooks, it could expose private data to other local users.
CVE-2021-32553
PUBLISHED: 2021-06-12
It was discovered that read_file() in apport/hookutils.py would follow symbolic links or open FIFOs. When this function is used by the openjdk-17 package apport hooks, it could expose private data to other local users.