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Chief Information Security Officer, CyberDefenses
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Brian Engle's role as CISO/Director of Advisory Services allows him to lead the delivery of strategic consulting services for CyberDefenses' growing client base with risk management support, information security program assessment, and cybersecurity program maturity evolution. Brian has been in the field for over 25 years. He was the founder of Riskceptional Strategies, a consulting firm focused on enabling the development of successful strategies for implementing, operating, and evolving risk-based cybersecurity programs.

Brian's previous experience includes executive director of Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC), CISO and cybersecurity coordinator for the state of Texas, CISO for Texas Health and Human Services Commission, CISO for Temple-Inland, Manager of Information Security Assurance for Guaranty Bank, and Senior Information Security Analyst for Silicon Laboratories. He served as a past president and lifetime board of directors member of the ISSA Capitol of Texas Chapter, a member of ISACA, and holds CISSP and CISA certifications.

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8 Cybersecurity Myths Debunked

1/31/2019
The last thing any business needs is a swarm of myths and misunderstandings seeding common and frequent errors organizations of all sizes make in safeguarding data and infrastructure.

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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-22
In FusionPBX up to 4.5.7, the file app\contacts\contact_edit.php uses an unsanitized "query_string" variable coming from the URL, which is reflected in HTML, leading to XSS.
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