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Stephen Cox is a technology veteran with nearly 20 years in the IT industry, including 10 years of experience leading software development teams in the security industry. A key player in some of the most influential IT security firms in the world, he is recognized as an expert in identity, network and endpoint threat detection, as well as an accomplished software architect. As vice president and chief security architect at SecureAuth, Stephen is helping to establish identity as the third pillar of security and the mission to eliminate identity-related breaches. Previously, Stephen served as technical lead of the endpoint and FireEye-as-a-Service development teams at FireEye/Mandiant. These teams specialized in forensics and endpoint event monitoring as part of the FireEye HX platform. Before Mandiant, Stephen was at RSA NetWitness, working as principal developer of NetWitness Spectrum. He served a number of years at VeriSign in support of the DNS Resolution Operations team, and also in various software development roles at Northrop Grumman and America Online.
 
Stephen holds a Master of Science in Software Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Studies, both from George Mason University.

Articles by Stephen Cox
Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/17/2020
7 Tips for Infosec Pros Considering A Lateral Career Move
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/21/2020
For Mismanaged SOCs, The Price Is Not Right
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  1/22/2020
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PUBLISHED: 2020-01-24
yast2-security didn't use secure defaults to protect passwords. This became a problem on 2019-10-07 when configuration files that set secure settings were moved to a different location. As of the 20191022 snapshot the insecure default settings were used until yast2-security switched to stronger defa...
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UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the packaging of privoxy on openSUSE Leap 15.1, Factory allows local attackers to escalate from user privoxy to root. This issue affects: openSUSE Leap 15.1 privoxy version 3.0.28-lp151.1.1 and prior versions. openSUSE Factory privoxy version 3...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-01-24
UNIX Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the packaging of gnump3d in openSUSE Leap 15.1 allows local attackers to escalate from user gnump3d to root. This issue affects: openSUSE Leap 15.1 gnump3d version 3.0-lp151.2.1 and prior versions.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-01-24
A Symbolic Link (Symlink) Following vulnerability in the packaging of munin in openSUSE Factory, Leap 15.1 allows local attackers to escalate from user munin to root. This issue affects: openSUSE Factory munin version 2.0.49-4.2 and prior versions. openSUSE Leap 15.1 munin version 2.0.40-lp151.1.1 a...
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A symlink following vulnerability in the packaging of mailman in SUSE SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12; openSUSE Leap 15.1 allowed local attackers to escalate their privileges from user wwwrun to root. Additionally arbitrary files could be changed to group mailman. Th...