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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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133 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Banks Face 36-Hour Security Incident Reporting Deadline

A new Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) rule requires banks to notify federal regulators of security incidents within 36 hours.

Financial Regulation, Financial Institutions, Financial Data Security

New Ransomware Group Retools Attacks On the Fly

A recently uncovered attack by a new ransomware group shows how cybercriminals will switch up their tactics on a whim.

Ransomware

U.S. Government Details Federal Agency Incident Response Plans

The U.S. government has published new playbooks with the goal of standardizing and improving how federal agencies plan for vulnerability and incident response.

Government, Government Agencies, Government Security, Incident Response

Emotet Returns After Law Enforcement Disruption

Almost a year after law enforcement disrupted its infrastructure, the Emotet malware has returned.

Emotet, Malware

DHS Program Aims to Recruit Cybersecurity Talent

The Cybersecurity Talent Management System from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) aims to overhaul the government's efforts in recruiting - and retaining - top cyber talent.

Government, Government Agencies, Dhs, Cyber Workforce