As the Director, Threat Intelligence for Radware, Pascal helps execute the company's thought leadership on today’s security threat landscape. Pascal brings over two decades of experience in many aspects of Information Technology and holds a degree in Civil Engineering from the Free University of Brussels. As part of the Radware Security Research team Pascal develops and maintains the IoT honeypots and actively researches IoT malware. Pascal discovered and reported on BrickerBot, did extensive research on Hajime and follows closely new developments of threats in the IoT space and the applications of AI in cyber security and hacking. Prior to Radware, Pascal was a consulting engineer for Juniper working with the largest EMEA cloud and service providers on their SDN/NFV and data center automation strategies. As an independent consultant, Pascal got skilled in several programming languages and designed industrial sensor networks, automated and developed PLC systems, and lead security infrastructure and software auditing projects. At the start of his career, he was a support engineer for IBM's Parallel System Support Program on AIX and a regular teacher and presenter at global IBM conferences on the topics of AIX kernel development and Perl scripting.
Newton’s third law of motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. With a slight alteration, Newton's law can be applied to geopolitics: for every action, there will be a more extensive opposite reaction. Newton's geopolitical version of the law can only lead to escalation as two opponents go back and forth, iterating through several responses.
After a week of speculation about OpenSSL vulnerabilities, the OpenSSL project disclosed two new CVEs to address buffer overrun vulnerabilities in its cryptographic library that could trigger crashes or lead to remote code execution (RCE).