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This profile was last updated on 1/12/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Senior Manager of Security Engine...

Phone: (857) ***-****  HQ Phone
Rapid7 LLC
545 Boylston Street
Boston , Massachusetts 02116
United States

Company Description: Rapid7' is the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions. Rapid7's integrated vulnerability management and penetration testing products, NeXpose' and...   more


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Ross Barrett, senior manager ..., 12 Jan 2015 [cached]
Ross Barrett, senior manager of security engineering at Rapid7 told Info Security the move ammounted to "an assault on IT and IT security teams everywhere".
"Making this change without any lead up time is simply oblivious to the impact this will have in the real world," he said.
And Ross Barrett, senior ..., 9 Jan 2015 [cached]
And Ross Barrett, senior manager of security engineering, at Rapid7, let loose with both barrels. "This is an assault on IT and IT security teams everywhere," Barrett said in an email reply to questions.
"Microsoft is basically going back to a message of 'just blindly trust' that we will patch everything for you," said Barrett of Rapid 7.
Microsoft to release only four important patches, 21 Oct 2014 [cached]
Ross Barrett, senior manager of security engineering at Rapid7, said: "The second bulletin, likely MS14-002, will address the somewhat awaited kernel elevation of privilege issues known as CVE-2013-5065, which was reported and disclosed back in November with some limited exploitation in the wild.
Ross Barrett, senior manager ..., 1 Dec 2014 [cached]
Ross Barrett, senior manager of security engineering at Rapid7, agreed in a Friday email correspondence with, explaining that “this makes it harder for teams to know what to patch, [and] will take longer for teams to identify vulnerable systems and patch them.
Ross Barrett, senior manager ..., 1 Dec 2014 [cached]
Ross Barrett, senior manager of security engineering at Rapid7, explained the move and its implications on the monthly Tuesday release.
“What this means is that the world at large is getting their first look at understandable information about this round of patches 30 minutes after the automatic updates to fix those patches were triggered by Microsoft,†he said in prepared comments to “Assuming you have automatic updates set to almost constant checking, and the affected platforms are supported by automatic patching, you might already be patched.â€
“MS15-004 is detected to be under limited, targeted exploitation in the wild, however the vulnerability is not listed as publicly disclosed, either way, it grants Elevation of Privilege on Windows Vista and later operating systems, including Server Core, and should definitely be patched urgently,†wrote Barrett.
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