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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

227 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Q&A: Runa Sandvik

Runa Sandvik, who provides consultation services to journalists for cybersecurity, explains the unique challenges that newsrooms face in securing their environments.

Q&a, Privacy

Decipher Podcast: Runa Sandvik

Runa Sandvik discusses her work helping journalists to secure their devices and how more newsrooms are recognizing the need for better cybersecurity measures.

Podcast

Critical RCE Flaws Impact Medical Devices

Patches are available for three critical-severity remote code execution flaws that affect more than 150 devices, including medical imaging and laboratory products.

Vulnerability, Medical Devices

APT41 Compromised Six U.S. State Government Networks

The prolific APT group compromised state government networks by exploiting the Log4j flaw and a vulnerability in an animal health emergency reporting system.

Log4j, China, Government Agencies, State Government

Mozilla Fixes Two Firefox Flaws Under Attack

Two critical Firefox use-after-free zero-day vulnerabilities have been fixed.

Firefox, Mozila, Vulnerability