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Lead Security Engineer at Venafi
Member Since: 4/1/2021
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Pratik Savla is a lead security engineer at Venafi with over 12 years of experience in the information security industry. At Venafi, Mr. Savla works with the research and development team and runs the product security program where he is involved with securing Venafi's product offerings; his work helps Venafi evolve the machine identity management technology that secures Venafi's Global 2000 customers. Mr. Savla is dedicated to providing detailed and analytical insights that help educate a wide variety of audiences on the world's most pressing security threats. He is also currently serving as an Advisory Board Member for the California State University Chico Cybersecurity for Executives Certificate program. He is also a member of IAPP, ISACA, ISSA, the Cloud Security Alliance, CERIAS, and more. Mr. Savla has also held positions at FireEye, VMware, Intuit, and Purdue University.

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US Formally Attributes SolarWinds Attack to Russian Intelligence Agency
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer,  4/15/2021
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Dependency Problems Increase for Open Source Components
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  4/14/2021
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FBI Operation Remotely Removes Web Shells From Exchange Servers
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  4/14/2021
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CVE-2021-31607
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-23
In SaltStack Salt 2016.9 through 3002.6, a command injection vulnerability exists in the snapper module that allows for local privilege escalation on a minion. The attack requires that a file is created with a pathname that is backed up by snapper, and that the master calls the snapper.diff function...
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PUBLISHED: 2021-04-23
The xmlhttprequest-ssl package before 1.6.1 for Node.js disables SSL certificate validation by default, because rejectUnauthorized (when the property exists but is undefined) is considered to be false within the https.request function of Node.js. In other words, no certificate is ever rejected.
CVE-2021-2296
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.20. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromi...
CVE-2021-2297
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the Oracle VM VirtualBox product of Oracle Virtualization (component: Core). The supported version that is affected is Prior to 6.1.20. Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows high privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox executes to compromi...
CVE-2021-2298
PUBLISHED: 2021-04-22
Vulnerability in the MySQL Server product of Oracle MySQL (component: Server: Optimizer). Supported versions that are affected are 8.0.23 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attac...