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Lecturer of Strategy, Babson College
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Peter S. Cohan is a teacher, management consultant, angel investor, blogger, and author. He is a lecturer of strategy at Babson College, where he teaches undergraduate and MBA courses on strategy and entrepreneurship. He teaches foundations of entrepreneurial management, strategic decision making, strategic problem solving, strategy and the CEO, and startup strategy offshore electives to Hong Kong/Singapore, Israel, Spain/Portugal, and Paris. His strategy consulting practice has conducted over 150 projects for global technology companies seeking to identify, evaluate, and profit from growth opportunities. He has invested in seven startups – three of which were acquired for over $2 billion. Prof. Cohan earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Swarthmore College, did graduate work in Computer Science at MIT, and holds an MBA from The Wharton School.

Articles by Peter S. Cohan
Data Privacy Protections for the Most Vulnerable -- Children
Dimitri Sirota, Founder & CEO of BigID,  10/17/2019
Sodinokibi Ransomware: Where Attackers' Money Goes
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  10/15/2019
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-19
The Video_Converter app 0.1.0 for Nextcloud allows denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via multiple concurrent conversions because many FFmpeg processes may be running at once. (The workload is not queued for serial execution.)
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-19
Information Disclosure is possible on WAGO Series PFC100 and PFC200 devices before FW12 due to improper access control. A remote attacker can check for the existence of paths and file names via crafted HTTP requests.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-19
templates/pad.html in Etherpad-Lite 1.7.5 has XSS when the browser does not encode the path of the URL, as demonstrated by Internet Explorer.
CVE-2019-18198
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-18
In the Linux kernel before 5.3.4, a reference count usage error in the fib6_rule_suppress() function in the fib6 suppression feature of net/ipv6/fib6_rules.c, when handling the FIB_LOOKUP_NOREF flag, can be exploited by a local attacker to corrupt memory, aka CID-ca7a03c41753.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-18
In xsltCopyText in transform.c in libxslt 1.1.33, a pointer variable isn't reset under certain circumstances. If the relevant memory area happened to be freed and reused in a certain way, a bounds check could fail and memory outside a buffer could be written to, or uninitialized data could be disclo...