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Chief Product & Strategy Officer at SecurityFirst
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Pankaj Parekh was appointed Chief Product and Strategy Officer (CPSO) of SecurityFirst in August 2018. He is responsible for the long-range vision to set the direction for the company's products, as well as running the development, testing, and delivery organizations for Security First's products.

Recently, he was Vice President of Engineering at Zscaler, bringing next-generation security to the cloud and building it to scale across hundreds of data centers. Prior to that, he was GM and Director of Engineering at Microsoft, including leading the Windows Security Team, as well as delivering a number of networking and security products, and responsible for revenue of over $800M. He founded iPolicy Networks and led product and engineering teams to build the industry's first implementation of a next-generation firewall solution for enterprise and service providers. Pankaj is accustomed to thinking years ahead of the market and has been involved in several security startups.

Articles by Pankaj Parekh
Tor Weaponized to Steal Bitcoin
Dark Reading Staff 10/18/2019
Data Privacy Protections for the Most Vulnerable -- Children
Dimitri Sirota, Founder & CEO of BigID,  10/17/2019
State of SMB Insecurity by the Numbers
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer,  10/17/2019
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CVE-2019-18281
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
An out-of-bounds memory access in the generateDirectionalRuns() function in qtextengine.cpp in Qt qtbase 5.11.x and 5.12.x before 5.12.5 allows attackers to cause a denial of service by crashing an application via a text file containing many directional characters.
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PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
Sourcecodester Online Grading System 1.0 is vulnerable to unauthenticated SQL injection and can allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the student, instructor, department, room, class, or user page (id or classid parameter).
CVE-2019-16976
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
In FusionPBX up to 4.5.7, the file app\destinations\destination_imports.php uses an unsanitized "query_string" variable coming from the URL, which is reflected on 2 occasions in HTML, leading to XSS.
CVE-2019-18219
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
Sitemagic CMS 4.4.1 is affected by a Cross-Site-Scripting (XSS) vulnerability, as it fails to validate user input. The affected components (index.php, upgrade.php) allow for JavaScript injection within both GET or POST requests, via a crafted URL or via the UpgradeMode POST parameter.
CVE-2019-18220
PUBLISHED: 2019-10-23
Sitemagic CMS 4.4.1 is affected by a Cross-Site-Request-Forgery (CSRF) issue as it doesn't implement any method to validate incoming requests, allowing the execution of critical functionalities via spoofed requests. This behavior could be abused by a remote unauthenticated attacker to trick Sitemagi...