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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

375 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Bill Would Mandate Critical Infrastructure Cyber Incident Reporting

A newly introduced legislative package would require cyber incident reporting for critical infrastructure entities.

Critical Infrastructure

Decipher Podcast: Allan Liska

Allan Liska, with Recorded Future, talks about the challenges that organizations face in implementing security measures against ransomware, and how ransomware actors are evolving their tactics.

Podcast, Ransomware

EARN IT Act Revival Renews Debate Over Online Privacy

Senators discussed the controversial act during a Judiciary Committee meeting on Thursday.

Privacy, Encryption

Microsoft to Block Macros by Default in Office Apps

Microsoft is blocking macros by default for Office, which it hopes will make abuse by cybercriminals more difficult.

Microsoft, Spear Phishing, Email

DoJ Seizes $3.6 Billion in Bitcoin Stolen From Bitfinex Hack

U.S. officials arrested two individuals and seized $3.6 billion in bitcoin related to the 2016 Bitfinex hack.

Cryptocurrency, Cyberattack