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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

700 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

White House Wants to Bolster School District Cybersecurity

According to the White House, in last year’s academic year at least eight K-12 school districts in the U.S. were impacted by significant cyberattacks, and four of those caused schools to cancel classes or close completely.

Education, Ransomware

Microsoft Criticized Over ‘Irresponsible’ Patching Timeline

Microsoft was criticized after it took five months to fully patch an issue in its Power platform.

Microsoft

Decipher Podcast: Black Hat USA Preview

Decipher editors Lindsey O'Donnell-Welch and Dennis Fisher discuss the top sessions, keynotes and trends to look out for at Black Hat USA in Las Vegas next week.

Source Code, Podcast

Russian Threat Actor Leverages Microsoft Teams in Phishing Attacks

Researchers with Microsoft on Wednesday said that the threat actor has used a “highly targeted” social engineering attack to hit 40 global organizations.

Microsoft, Phishing

Russia-Linked Group Resurfaces With New Infrastructure

Researchers observed 94 new domains associated with a known Russia-linked espionage threat group.

Phishing