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CTO of CounterTack
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Michael A. Davis has been privileged to help shape and educate the globalcommunity on the evolution of IT security. His portfolio of clients includes international corporations such as AT&T, Sears, and Exelon as well as the U.S. Department of Defense. Davis's early embrace of entrepreneurship earned him a spot on BusinessWeek's "Top 25 Under 25"
list, recognizing his launch of IT security consulting firm Savid Technologies, one of the fastest-growing companies of its decade. He has a passion for educating others and, as a contributing author for the *Hacking Exposed* books, has become a keynote speaker at dozens of conferences and symposiums worldwide.

Davis serves as CTO of CounterTack, provider of an endpoint security platform delivering real-time cyberthreat detection and forensics. He joined the company because he recognized that the battle is moving to the endpoint and that conventional IT security technologies can't protect enterprises. Rather, he saw a need to deliver to the community continuous attack monitoring backed by automated threat analysis.

Davis brings a solid background in IT threat assessment and protection to his latest posting, having been Senior Manager Global Threats for McAfee prior to launching Savid, which was acquired by External IT. Aside from his work advancing cybersecurity, Davis writes for industry publications including InformationWeek and Dark Reading. Additionally, he has been a partner in a number of diverse entrepreneurial startups; held a leadership position at 3Com; managed two Internet service providers; and recently served as President/CEO of the InClaro Group, a firm providing information security advisory and consulting services based on a unique risk assessment methodology.

Articles by Michael A. Davis
US Mayors Commit to Just Saying No to Ransomware
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer,  7/16/2019
How Attackers Infiltrate the Supply Chain & What to Do About It
Shay Nahari, Head of Red-Team Services at CyberArk,  7/16/2019
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CVE-2019-13575
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-18
A SQL injection vulnerability exists in WPEverest Everest Forms plugin for WordPress through 1.4.9. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands on the affected system via includes/evf-entry-functions.php
CVE-2019-13607
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-18
The Opera Mini application through 16.0.14 for iOS has a UXSS vulnerability that can be triggered by performing navigation to a javascript: URL.
CVE-2019-13915
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-18
b3log Wide before 1.6.0 allows three types of attacks to access arbitrary files. First, the attacker can write code in the editor, and compile and run it approximately three times to read an arbitrary file. Second, the attacker can create a symlink, and then place the symlink into a ZIP archive. An ...
CVE-2019-9230
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-18
An issue was discovered on AudioCodes Mediant 500L-MSBR, 500-MBSR, M800B-MSBR and 800C-MSBR devices with firmware versions F7.20A to F7.20A.253. A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the search function of the management web interface allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or...
CVE-2019-10100
PUBLISHED: 2019-07-18
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory msr-safe v1.1.0 is affected by: Incorrect Access Control. The impact is: An attacker could modify model specific registers. The component is: ioctl handling. The attack vector is: An attacker could exploit a bug in ioctl interface whitelist checking, in order t...