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Founder, Badkode Ventures
News & Commentary Posts: 2

Caleb Sima has been engaged in the Internet security arena since 1994 and has become widely recognized as a leading expert in web security, penetration testing and the identification of emerging security threats. His pioneering efforts and expertise have helped define the web application security industry.

Caleb latest role was at Capital One Bank serving as the managing vice president of cybersecurity. Prior to Capital One, he was the CEO & co-founder at Bluebox Security (acquired by Lookout) and previously operated as CEO of Armorize (acquired by Proofpoint). In the past, he served as CTO of application security at Hewlett-Packard via the acquisition of his first startup, where he was CTO and founder of SPI Dynamics.

Articles by Caleb Sima
Election Websites, Back-End Systems Most at Risk of Cyberattack in Midterms
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  8/14/2018
Intel Reveals New Spectre-Like Vulnerability
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  8/15/2018
Data Privacy Careers Are Helping to Close the IT Gender Gap
Dana Simberkoff, Chief Compliance and Risk Management Officer, AvePoint, Inc,  8/20/2018
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CVE-2018-1394
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
Multiple IBM Rational products are vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IBM X-Force ID: 138425.
CVE-2018-1517
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
A flaw in the java.math component in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0 may allow an attacker to inflict a denial-of-service attack with specially crafted String data. IBM X-Force ID: 141681.
CVE-2018-1656
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
The IBM Java Runtime Environment's Diagnostic Tooling Framework for Java (DTFJ) (IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition 6.0 , 7.0, and 8.0) does not protect against path traversal attacks when extracting compressed dump files. IBM X-Force ID: 144882.
CVE-2015-5160
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
libvirt before 2.2 includes Ceph credentials on the qemu command line when using RADOS Block Device (aka RBD), which allows local users to obtain sensitive information via a process listing.
CVE-2015-5243
PUBLISHED: 2018-08-20
phpWhois allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted whois record.