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Bryan Ivey

Cyber Threat and Intelligence Analyst, IBM X-Force

Bryan Ivey joined Internet Security Systems as the IT department at the end of 1996. After nearly fourteen years in IT, he joined the X-Force Threat Analysis Service (XFTAS) at the end of 2010. In 2012, he assumed the role of Acting Team Lead and later was promoted to Team Lead when the spot became available. Bryan is a regular author for the XFTAS daily newsletter. He has also authored and co-authored a number of articles for the X-Force Trend and Risk Report.

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BadTunnel: Bad News?

The recently discovered BadTunnel could mean bad news for Microsoft Windows users — that is, unless they move to patch their systems immediately.

The Pitfalls of Reusable Code: OpenSSL

What happens when a widely-used common library, such as OpenSSL, has vulnerabilities? Thoughts on how incidents such as Heartbleed can occur.

Six Month Old Vulnerability Exploit Attempt

The IBM X-Force Threat Analysis Service (XFTAS) reports on vulnerabilities that need to be brought to the attention of our customers. Such was the case in June of 2013. We found a report on a Plesk Control Panel vulnerability (CVE-2013-4878) and...

SOC Blog: "Fred-cot" attack targeting web servers attempting to create botnet

As a new addition to our securityintelligence.com site we will begin to more regularly feature threat analysis from IBM’s Managed Security Services organization.  This team operates a 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC) on behalf of...

Co-Written By Bryan Ivey