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Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Executive Editor

Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch is an award-winning journalist who strives to shed light on how security issues impact not only businesses and defenders on the front line, but also the daily lives of consumers.

In her previous position at Threatpost, Lindsey covered all aspects of the cybersecurity industry - from data privacy regulatory efforts to the evolution of underground cybercriminal marketplaces. Prior to that, Lindsey specialized in writing about microprocessors, enterprise business technology and the Internet of Things at CRN. In Lindsey’s spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and traveling.

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642 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

CISA Emergency Directive Orders Mitigations After Microsoft Breach

The U.S. government has made public an emergency directive that it issued last week for federal agencies, ordering them to take various mitigation measures after Microsoft's compromise last year.

Microsoft

Microsoft Patch Tuesday Update Fixes Actively Exploited Flaws

Microsoft has issued over 147 patches in its largest patch Tuesday release since 2017, including fixes for two actively exploited vulnerabilities.

Patch Tuesday

Memory Safe: Sherrod DeGrippo

In this week’s Memory Safe episode, Sherrod DeGrippo of Microsoft talks about her first experiences with hacker culture, why a Stanley Kubrik movie shows a glimpse of what AI is, and how she makes sure that “threat intelligence hits the right note.”

Memory Safe

SAP Fixes Three High-Severity Flaws

The most severe flaw stems from password requirements not being checked in some features of SAP’s NetWeaver Java User Management Engine.

Vulnerability

Hospital IT Help Desks Hit With Social Engineering Attacks

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is warning of "sophisticated" social engineering attacks on hospital IT help desks that aim to gain access to employees' email accounts.

Healthcare