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Director of Research, Rapid7
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Tod Beardsley is the Director of Research at Rapid7. He has over 30 years of hands-on security experience, stretching from in-band telephony switching to modern IoT implementations. He has held IT Ops and Security positions in large organizations such as 3Com, Dell, and Westinghouse, as both an offensive and defensive practitioner. Today, Tod directs the security research program at Rapid7, is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, is a CVE Board member, and is a contributing author to a number of research papers produced by Rapid7.

Articles by Tod Beardsley
Stop Defending Everything
Kevin Kurzawa, Senior Information Security Auditor,  2/12/2020
Small Business Security: 5 Tips on How and Where to Start
Mike Puglia, Chief Strategy Officer at Kaseya,  2/13/2020
Architectural Analysis IDs 78 Specific Risks in Machine-Learning Systems
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  2/13/2020
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CVE-2015-0258
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-17
Multiple incomplete blacklist vulnerabilities in the avatar upload functionality in manageuser.php in Collabtive before 2.1 allow remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code by uploading a file with a (1) .php3, (2) .php4, (3) .php5, or (4) .phtml extension.
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PUBLISHED: 2020-02-17
Kaseya Virtual System Administrator (VSA) 7.x before 7.0.0.33, 8.x before 8.0.0.23, 9.0 before 9.0.0.19, and 9.1 before 9.1.0.9 does not properly require authentication, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and (1) add an administrative account via crafted request to LocalAuth/setA...
CVE-2020-9043
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-17
The wpCentral plugin before 1.5.1 for WordPress allows disclosure of the connection key.
CVE-2020-1704
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-17
An insecure modification vulnerability in the /etc/passwd file was found in all versions of OpenShift ServiceMesh (maistra) before 1.0.8 in the openshift/istio-kialia-rhel7-operator-container. An attacker with access to the container could use this flaw to modify /etc/passwd and escalate their privi...
CVE-2019-12954
PUBLISHED: 2020-02-17
SolarWinds Network Performance Monitor (Orion Platform 2018, NPM 12.3, NetPath 1.1.3) allows XSS by authenticated users via a crafted onerror attribute of a VIDEO element in an action for an ALERT.