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Managing Director and Cyber Strategy Lead for Accenture Federal Services
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Gus Hunt is Managing Director and Cyber Strategy Lead for Accenture Federal Services. He is responsible for developing differentiated approaches to dealing with the cyber threat environment and growing AFS's cyber practice. Before joining AFS, Hunt was chief architect and the head of Strategic External Partnerships for Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund located in Westport, Connecticut.

Previously, Hunt served as the chief technology officer for the Central Intelligence Agency, where he was responsible for the information technology strategic direction and future technology investment plan. After retiring from federal service, Hunt founded Hunt Technology, LLC, a private consulting practice focused on strategic IT planning, cyber and data-centric security, big data analytics, and cloud computing.

Hunt began his career in 1979 working as an aerospace engineer for Rockwell International and General Research Corporation. He holds a BE and ME in Civil/Structural Engineering from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Dark Reading Staff 5/22/2020
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Henry Harrison, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, Garrison,  5/21/2020
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Dan Blum, Cybersecurity & Risk Management Strategist,  5/20/2020
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CVE-2020-9046
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
A vulnerability in all versions of Kantech EntraPass Editions could potentially allow an authorized low-privileged user to gain full system-level privileges by replacing critical files with specifically crafted files.
CVE-2020-12388
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
The Firefox content processes did not sufficiently lockdown access control which could result in a sandbox escape. *Note: this issue only affects Firefox on Windows operating systems.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 68.8 and Firefox < 76.
CVE-2020-12389
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
The Firefox content processes did not sufficiently lockdown access control which could result in a sandbox escape. *Note: this issue only affects Firefox on Windows operating systems.*. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 68.8 and Firefox < 76.
CVE-2020-12390
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
Incorrect origin serialization of URLs with IPv6 addresses could lead to incorrect security checks. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 76.
CVE-2020-12391
PUBLISHED: 2020-05-26
Documents formed using data: URLs in an OBJECT element failed to inherit the CSP of the creating context. This allowed the execution of scripts that should have been blocked, albeit with a unique opaque origin. This vulnerability affects Firefox < 76.