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Joe Merces is the CEO and co-founder of Cloud Daddy. He brings more than 30 years of extensive experience in cloud services, information technology, cybersecurity, and data communications, with a diverse background in both private and public sector settings to his role. Prior to founding Cloud Daddy in 2017, Joe served as CIO of the New York City Law Department, the world's largest public sector law firm, where he oversaw all infrastructure and set technology strategy and service delivery across the agency, which spanned 18 offices throughout all five boroughs of New York City. In his role, Joe was responsible for all aspects of information technology, information security, network operations, administration, technical support, and application services. He left the public sector in 2017, seeing an opportunity to bring his extensive experience to the AWS marketplace, launching Cloud Daddy in June 2018.

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Data Leak Week: Billions of Sensitive Files Exposed Online
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading,  12/10/2019
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PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the hostapd 2.6, where an attacker could trigger AP to send IAPP location updates for stations, before the required authentication process has completed. This could lead to different denial of service scenarios, either by causing CAM table att...
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PUBLISHED: 2019-12-12
The Linux kernel before 5.4.2 mishandles ext4_expand_extra_isize, as demonstrated by use-after-free errors in __ext4_expand_extra_isize and ext4_xattr_set_entry, related to fs/ext4/inode.c and fs/ext4/super.c, aka CID-4ea99936a163.