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Chief Security Officer, Akamai
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Andy Ellis is Akamai's chief security officer and his mission is "making the Internet suck less." Governing security, compliance, and safety for the planetary-scale cloud platform since 2000, he has designed many of its security products. Andy has also guided Akamai's IT transformation from a flat password-based network to a distributed, zero-trust enterprise based on strong authentication. Andy is a graduate of MIT, a former USAF officer, part of the Berkman Klein Center, and a lecturer in executive education at MIT & HKS. He is on Twitter as @csoandy, where he discusses security, wine, American football, & hairstyling. Andy has received The Spirit of Disneyland Award, The Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence (as The Arlington Inn), the Air Force Commendation Medal, & the CSO Compass Award.

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What Cyber Skills Shortage?

6/4/2019
Employers can solve the skills gap by first recognizing that there isn't an archetypal "cybersecurity job" in the same way that there isn't an archetypal "automotive job." Heres how.

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The Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) Pushover Notifications extension for WordPress, as used with EDD 1.8.x before 1.8.7, 1.9.x before 1.9.10, 2.0.x before 2.0.5, 2.1.x before 2.1.11, 2.2.x before 2.2.9, and 2.3.x before 2.3.7, has XSS because add_query_arg is misused.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
The Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) QR Code extension for WordPress, as used with EDD 1.8.x before 1.8.7, 1.9.x before 1.9.10, 2.0.x before 2.0.5, 2.1.x before 2.1.11, 2.2.x before 2.2.9, and 2.3.x before 2.3.7, has XSS because add_query_arg is misused.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
The Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) Recommended Products extension for WordPress, as used with EDD 1.8.x before 1.8.7, 1.9.x before 1.9.10, 2.0.x before 2.0.5, 2.1.x before 2.1.11, 2.2.x before 2.2.9, and 2.3.x before 2.3.7, has XSS because add_query_arg is misused.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
The Easy Digital Downloads (EDD) Recount Earnings extension for WordPress, as used with EDD 1.8.x before 1.8.7, 1.9.x before 1.9.10, 2.0.x before 2.0.5, 2.1.x before 2.1.11, 2.2.x before 2.2.9, and 2.3.x before 2.3.7, has XSS because add_query_arg is misused.
CVE-2019-16977
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
In FusionPBX up to 4.5.7, the file app\extensions\extension_imports.php uses an unsanitized "query_string" variable coming from the URL, which is reflected in HTML, leading to XSS.