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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

707 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

White House Maps Out National Cybersecurity Strategy

The White House has dropped the long-awaited plan for executing its National Cybersecurity Strategy, which involves 65 initiatives and 18 government agencies.

Government, Critical Infrastructure

Microsoft: China-Based Hackers Accessed U.S. Government Emails

The threat group used forged authentication tokens - with an acquired Microsoft account consumer signing key - to access the email accounts of more than two dozen organizations.

Microsoft, Supply Chain

Decipher Podcast: Jackie Burns Koven

Jackie Burns Koven, head of cyber threat intelligence at Chainalysis, talks about cryptocurrency-related cybercrime.

Podcast, Cryptocurrency

Microsoft Warns of Unpatched Office Zero Day

The Microsoft zero-day flaw (CVE-2023-36884) is being leveraged by a Russian-based cybercriminal group in phishing emails sent to defense and government entities in Europe and North America.

Microsoft, Zero Day

RedDriver Abuses Windows Driver Policy Loophole

An undocumented malicious driver called RedDriver uses an open-source tool to forge signature timestamps, as a way to bypass Microsoft’s Windows driver signature enforcement policies.

Windows, Microsoft