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CTO, CloudPassage
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Amrit Williams has over 20 years of experience in information security and is currently the chief technology officer of CloudPassage. Amrit has held a variety of engineering, management and consulting positions prior to joining CloudPassage. Previously, Williams was the director of emerging security technologies and CTO for mobile computing at IBM, which acquired BigFix, an entperprise systems and security management company where Wiliams was CTO. Prior to BigFix, Williams was a research director in the Information Security and Risk Research Practice at Gartner, Inc. where he covered vulnerability and threat management, network security, security information and event management, risk management, and secure application development. Before IBM, Williams was a director of engineering for nCircle Network Security, and undertook leadership positions at Consilient Inc., Network Associates, and McAfee Associates, where he worked to develop market leading security and systems management solutions.

Articles by Amrit Williams
COVID-19: Latest Security News & Commentary
Dark Reading Staff 6/4/2020
Abandoned Apps May Pose Security Risk to Mobile Devices
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  5/29/2020
Cybersecurity Spending Hits 'Temporary Pause' Amid Pandemic
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  6/2/2020
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CVE-2019-20834
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-04
An issue was discovered in Foxit PhantomPDF before 8.3.10. It allows signature validation bypass via a modified file or a file with non-standard signatures.
CVE-2019-20835
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-04
An issue was discovered in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF before 9.5. It has homograph mishandling.
CVE-2019-20836
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-04
An issue was discovered in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF before 9.5. It has mishandling of cloud credentials, as demonstrated by Google Drive.
CVE-2019-20837
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-04
An issue was discovered in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF before 9.5. It allows signature validation bypass via a modified file or a file with non-standard signatures.
CVE-2019-20823
PUBLISHED: 2020-06-04
An issue was discovered in Foxit PhantomPDF before 8.3.11. It has a buffer overflow because a looping correction does not occur after JavaScript updates Field APs.