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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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Featured Articles

376 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Q&A: Lucia Milica

Lucia Milica, global resident CISO at Proofpoint, talks about challenges that CISOs face when interacting with the leadership team.

Ciso Q&a

Discontinued Web Server Poses IoT Security Risks

Researchers warn that the usage of the discontinued Boa web server is opening up SDKs and Internet of Things devices to attack.

Iot

Complex M&A Deals Pave Way For Security Gaps

The inherent complexity, speed and secrecy across the acquisitions process makes this landscape particularly lucrative for threat actors.

M&a

Threat Actors Find Success in Callback Phishing Attacks

Researchers warn that a stealthy callback phishing attack has been targeting the legal and retail sectors with the end goal of stealing data for extortion.

Phishing

Hive Ransomware Attacks Target FortiOS, Microsoft Exchange Flaws

The Hive ransomware has victimized 1,300 companies globally as of November, in particular targeting healthcare sector organizations, according to U.S. federal agencies in a new advisory.

Ransomware