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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

New Malware Framework Distributed Via Pay-Per-Install Service

The malware framework contains a loader, dropper and a remote access trojan with its own network communication protocol.


Decipher Podcast: Jonathan Reiber

Lindsey O'Donnell-Welch speaks with Jonathan Reiber, vice president, Cybersecurity Strategy and Policy at AttackIQ.


Threat Actor Increases Dwell Time By Targeting Opaque Devices

A newly discovered suspected espionage threat actor is targeting companies that focus on corporate development, mergers and acquisitions and large corporate transactions.


Man Convicted in Phishing Scam That Cost U.S. DoD $23.5M

A $23.5 million phishing scheme was carried out in 2018 that impacted the U.S. Department of Defense.


Breaking Down the CISA Budget Proposal: Critical Infrastructure, Federal Security Investments

Overall, the proposed fiscal year 2023 budget represents an 18 percent increase over the requested budget for fiscal year 2022, reflecting a "significantly increased investment" in CISA.

Cisa, Government Agencies