Tom Gillis

Profile of Tom Gillis

Founder & CEO, Bracket Computing
Member Since: 2/21/2018
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Tom Gillis co-founded Bracket Computing with the goal of delivering enterprise computing driven by business needs, not hardware limitations. Prior to Bracket, Tom was vice present/general manager of Cisco's Security Technology Group, leading business units responsible for Cisco's entire network and content security product portfolio. Prior to Cisco, Tom was vice president, marketing, and part of the founding team at IronPort Systems, acquired by Cisco in 2007 for $830 million. Previously, he was vice president/general manager of media at IBEAM Broadcasting, which went public on NASDAQ in 2000. He has held leadership roles at Silicon Graphics, the Boston Consulting Group, and Raytheon Corp. Tom holds a BSEE from Tufts, an MSEE from Northwestern, and an MBA from Harvard. His Forbes blog is widely followed by CIOs and global IT professionals

Articles by Tom Gillis
The Case for Integrating Physical Security & Cybersecurity
Paul Kurtz, CEO & Cofounder, TruSTAR Technology,  3/20/2018
A Look at Cybercrime's Banal Nature
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  3/20/2018
City of Atlanta Hit with Ransomware Attack
Dark Reading Staff 3/23/2018
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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.