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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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707 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

CISA Director: We Need a ‘Sustainable’ Approach to Cybersecurity

Jen Easterly, director of CISA, said at Black Hat this week that the U.S. can learn important lessons on cyber resilience from how Ukraine has positioned its cyber defenses over the last decade.

Black Hat

Threat Actors Target Executives in EvilProxy-Powered Phishing Attacks

Attackers sent 120,000 phishing emails to over 100 organizations worldwide between March and June.

Phishing, Phishing Kits

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.


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