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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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326 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 9/16

Welcome back to Source Code, Decipher's weekly security news podcast.

Source Code, Podcast

The Challenge of Securing Critical Operational Technology Systems at the Ground Level

As the federal government contemplates how it approaches operational technology security measures, a "big opportunity" exists as infrastructure is upgraded or replaced.

Critical Infrastructure

U.S. Government Hits Alleged Iranian Hackers with Indictments, Sanctions

The U.S. government indictments, sanctions and detailing of TTPs were part of a wave of actions against Iran-linked threat actors that allegedly targeted critical infrastructure organizations since 2020.

Iran

Microsoft Fixes Exploited Windows Bug

The vulnerability in the Windows Common Log File system could allow an authenticated attacker to execute code with elevated privileges.

Microsoft, Patch Tuesday

Iranian Attackers Upgrade Social Engineering Tactics

Iranian threat actor TA453 has been sending spear-phishing emails that impersonate real individuals from Western foreign policy research institutions.

Iran