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Co-Founder and Lead Software Engineer, Reliable Energy Analytics LLC

Dick Brooks is the inventor of patent 11,374,961: METHODS FOR VERIFICATION OF SOFTWARE OBJECT AUTHENTICITY AND INTEGRITY and the Software Assurance Guardian™ (SAG ™) Point Man™ (SAG-PM™) software...

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In this case, the Pulse Connect Secure exploits could serve as a key entry point into a data-rich network.

The hackers’ “primary goals are maintaining long-term access to networks, collecting credentials, and stealing proprietary data,” said Charles Carmakal, a senior vice president at Mandiant, FireEye’s incident response practice.

The software supply chain continues to provide hackers an easy entry point into federal and corporate networks, and will continue to do so, until software customers get serious about proactive software supply chain risk assessments to prevent harmful software from being installed.

Energy Central is hosting a PowerTalk on 5/6 describing best practices for proactive software supply chain risk assessments.

I hope to see you on 5/6


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