Gordon MacKay, CISSP
Gordon joined Digital Defense in November 2002. He is responsible for strategic design, planning, and establishment of platform road maps, new platform development initiatives, and maintenance of the Company’s security information event management platforms and proprietary assessment solutions. Gordon also oversees the Platform Development architecture as well as manages the Platform Development and Vulnerability Research organizations. He led the development team in the architecture, design and implementation of the Frontline 3.0 security information portal and its underlying Service Oriented Architecture platform - the Digital Defense Network Security Awareness System.
Gordon started his career in 1991 as a systems engineer at Nortel Networks in Ottawa Canada where he designed Interactive Voice Response systems. In 1993, he joined the Switching division and contributed towards platform features within the ISDN Connections group.
Prior to joining Digital Defense, he held several research and development leadership positions at Alcatel USA in Dallas Texas. In his last assignment at Alcatel, he led the Call Server Database Team with the inception and design of a real time in-memory database that is used in the Alcatel Softswitch. During his tenure at Alcatel, Gordon designed numerous telecommunications features inclusive of call processing as well as platform features.
Gordon holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering from McGill University, Montreal Canada. He has received several academic scholarships during his studies.
12/10/2013 » CVE-2013-4408
Buffer overflow in the dcerpc_read_ncacn_packet_done function in librpc/rpc/dcerpc_util.c in winbindd in Samba 3.x before 3.6.22, 4.0.x before 4.0.13, and 4.1.x before 4.1.3 allows remote AD domain controllers to execute arbitrary code via an invalid fragment length in a DCE-RPC packet. [READ ME]