Mark Benson & Brian Ericson

Profile of Mark Benson & Brian Ericson

Exosite CTO & Software Engineer
Member Since: 9/21/2016
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As chief technology officer, Mark Benson navigates emerging Internet of Things developments and leads Exosite's technology strategy to fuel its industry leadership and growth. Prior to joining Exosite in 2012, Benson was the director of software strategy at Logic PD, where he was responsible for leading software product development and setting the overall software strategy for the company. Benson wrote the book, "The Art of Software Thermal Management for Embedded Systems," and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minnesota, and a master's degree in software engineering from the University of Minnesota.


Brian Ericson, a software engineer at Exosite, has a variety of responsibilities including evaluating upcoming technologies and providing technical oversight, interacting with customers to ensure their success, and participating in software development. Prior to joining Exosite in 2015, Ericson was a technical fellow at PTC where he worked primarily on its Windchill product. Ericson earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and computer science from the University of Minnesota, Morris.



Articles by Mark Benson & Brian Ericson
Who Does What in Cybersecurity at the C-Level
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer,  3/16/2018
(ISC)2 Report: Glaring Disparity in Diversity for US Cybersecurity
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  3/15/2018
Voice-Operated Devices, Enterprise Security & the 'Big Truck' Attack
Menny Barzilay, Co-founder & CEO, FortyTwo Global,  3/15/2018
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Published: 2017-05-09
NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (type confusion and application crash) via crafted JavaScript code within ...

Published: 2017-05-08
unixsocket.c in lxterminal through 0.3.0 insecurely uses /tmp for a socket file, allowing a local user to cause a denial of service (preventing terminal launch), or possibly have other impact (bypassing terminal access control).

Published: 2017-05-08
A privilege escalation vulnerability in Brocade Fibre Channel SAN products running Brocade Fabric OS (FOS) releases earlier than v7.4.1d and v8.0.1b could allow an authenticated attacker to elevate the privileges of user accounts accessing the system via command line interface. With affected version...

Published: 2017-05-08
Improper checks for unusual or exceptional conditions in Brocade NetIron 05.8.00 and later releases up to and including 06.1.00, when the Management Module is continuously scanned on port 22, may allow attackers to cause a denial of service (crash and reload) of the management module.

Published: 2017-05-08
Nextcloud Server before 11.0.3 is vulnerable to an inadequate escaping leading to a XSS vulnerability in the search module. To be exploitable a user has to write or paste malicious content into the search dialogue.