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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

228 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Ransomware Safe Havens, Reporting Inconsistencies Trouble Authorities

Despite the U.S. government adopting many recommendations by the Ransomware Task Force in combating ransomware, authorities still grapple with several challenges that enable the ransomware ecosystem to thrive.

Ransomware, Ransomware Task Force

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 5/20

Welcome back to Source Code, Decipher’s weekly news wrap podcast.

Source Code

DoJ Will Not Prosecute Good-Faith Hackers Under CFAA

The Department of Justice's new policy changes further narrow the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which has long been criticized for being too vague.

Cfaa

CISA: Federal Agencies Must Fix VMware Bugs Within Five Days

CISA is mandating federal agencies to apply updates that fix several serious VMware bugs.

Vmware, Cisa

Biden’s Cyber EO Ushered in Era of ‘Renewed Focus,’ But Challenges Remain

Government officials cited progress a year after Biden's executive order, but stressed that "there's more work to do."

Mfa, Zero Trust