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Rapid7 Chief Data Scientist & IoT Research Lead
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Bob Rudis, Chief Data Scientist, Rapid7
Bob Rudis has over 20 years of experience using data to help defend global Fortune 100 companies and is a chief security data scientist at Rapid7. Bob is a serial tweeter (@hrbrmstr), avid blogger (rud.is), author (Data-Driven Security), speaker and regular contributor to the open source community (github.com/hrbrmstr). He currently serves on the board of directors for the Society of Information Risk Analysts, is on the editorial board of SANS Securing The Human program, and was co-chair of the 2014 Metricon security metrics/analytics conference. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Scranton.

Deral Heiland, IoT Research Lead, Rapid7
Deral is responsible for security assessments and consulting for corporations and government agencies. He has over 20 years of experience in the information technology field, and has held multiple positions including: senior network analyst, network administrator, database manager, and financial systems manager. Deral is also founder of Ohio Information Security Forum, a not for profit organization that focuses on information security training and education. He has presented at numerous national and international security conferences including Blackhat, ShmooCon, Defcon, Derbycon, Securitybyte India, and Hackcon Olso Norway, and he has been interviewed by and quoted by several media outlets and publications including Bloomberg UTV, MIT Technical Review, MSNBC and PCworld.

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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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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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