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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.


Featured Articles

428 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Q&A: Sounil Yu

Sounil Yu, CISO at JupiterOne, talks about imposter syndrome and pinpointing gaps in organizations’ security programs.

Ciso Q&a

Q&A: Helen Patton

Helen Patton, CISO for the Security Business Group at Cisco, discusses why it’s vital for CISOs to be able to “talk about security things in non-security ways with non-security people.”

Ciso Q&a

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.


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.