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 Michael Sentonas

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Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, APAC
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Michael Sentonas is the Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, APAC for Intel Security. Michael has been with the company for fifteen years, previously holding leadership roles such as VP and Chief Technology Officer of Security Connected, VP and CTO for Asia Pacific and, prior to this, head of Sales Engineering and Services for Intel Security in the Asia Pacific region.

In his role, Michael serves as a key champion for driving the integrated security architectures and platforms that have propelled Intel Security into a leadership position as the largest dedicated security provider in the world.

Michael is an active public speaker on security issues and provides advice to both governments and business on global and local cyber security threats. He gives regular insight on security issues and solutions through media including television, technology trade publications and technology centric Web sites. Michael has spoken around the world at sales conferences, customer and non-customer conferences and contributes to various government and industry association's initiatives on security.

He has over eighteen years of experience in the IT industry, focusing on internet security solutions with past roles including software development, security research and consulting and management.

Michael holds a B.S. degree in Computer Science from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia and holds an Australian Government security clearance.

Articles by Michael Sentonas

Where Is Ransomware Going?

11/23/2015
As PCs and servers get better protected and employees more knowledgeable about the ransomware threat, criminals will go after less secure systems such as smart TVs, conferencing equipment, or other unsecured devices.

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CVE-2020-13757
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
Python-RSA 4.0 ignores leading '\0' bytes during decryption of ciphertext. This could conceivably have a security-relevant impact, e.g., by helping an attacker to infer that an application uses Python-RSA, or if the length of accepted ciphertext affects application behavior (such as by causing exces...
CVE-2020-13758
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
modules/security/classes/general.post_filter.php/post_filter.php in the Web Application Firewall in Bitrix24 through 20.0.950 allows XSS by placing %00 before the payload.
CVE-2020-9291
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
An Insecure Temporary File vulnerability in FortiClient for Windows 6.2.1 and below may allow a local user to gain elevated privileges via exhausting the pool of temporary file names combined with a symbolic link attack.
CVE-2019-15709
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
An improper input validation in FortiAP-S/W2 6.2.0 to 6.2.2, 6.0.5 and below, FortiAP-U 6.0.1 and below CLI admin console may allow unauthorized administrators to overwrite system files via specially crafted tcpdump commands in the CLI.
CVE-2020-13695
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-01
In QuickBox Community Edition through 2.5.5 and Pro Edition through 2.1.8, the local www-data user has sudo privileges to execute grep as root without a password, which allows an attacker to obtain sensitive information via a grep of a /root/*.db or /etc/shadow file.