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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

707 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Tech Companies Mull Strategies to Block Threat Groups From Abusing Platforms

Researchers recently examined more than 400 malware families and found that 25 percent of them abused legitimate internet services as part of their attack infrastructure.

Google, Microsoft

White House Advisory Group: Water Sector Needs Cybersecurity National Standard

The White House advisory group acknowledged that water providers face various cybersecurity workforce and budgetary issues.

White House, Critical Infrastructure

Researchers Detail New Backdoors Used in Barracuda ESG Attacks

Mandiant researchers said that a “limited number” of previously impacted victims remain at risk.

Barracuda, Backdoors

China-Based APT Flies Under Radar in Espionage Attacks

While the APT has targeted dozens of organizations in Taiwan, researchers with Microsoft warn that its tactics could easily be used in campaigns in other areas.

APT

Proposed Bill Would Mandate Federal Contractor VDPs

The newly proposed Federal Cybersecurity Vulnerability Reduction Act mandate vulnerability disclosure policies for contractors.

Bug Bounty