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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

707 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Security Industry Mulls Spyware ‘Whack-A-Mole’ Problem

As the commercial spyware market continues to grow, public and private sector organizations are considering all their options - from financial sanctions to a complete global moratorium.


Capibar Malware Used in Turla Espionage Attacks

Researchers and Ukraine’s governmental computer emergency response team are publishing details on new Turla malware used in espionage attacks against the defense sector in Ukraine and Eastern Europe.

Turla, Ukraine

FIN8 Reworks Backdoor to Sidestep Detection

A financially motivated threat group is using a reworked version of its known backdoor to deploy the Noberus ransomware.

Fin8, Backdoors

Workers Come and Go: Offboarding Security Gaps Remain the Same

Onboarding and offboarding are operationally complex, time-consuming processes - and security frequently falls between the cracks.

Human Resources, CISO

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 7/14

Welcome back to Source Code, Decipher's weekly news wrap podcast with input from our sources.

Podcast, Source Code