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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

647 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Google: Zero-Day Attacks Surged in 2023

Google reported that 97 flaws were exploited in the wild in 2023, up 50 percent from the number of zero-day attacks recorded in 2022.

Zero Day

Decipher Podcast: Jack Cable

Jack Cable, senior technical advisor at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), talks about his past experiences with bug bounty programs, CISA’s Secure By Design initiative and its efforts to help secure the open-source software ecosystem.

Podcast

Critical Fortinet Flaw Now Actively Exploited

Fortinet earlier this month disclosed and issued a patch for the flaw (CVE-2023-48788), which exists in FortiClientEMS, its central management solution for endpoints.

Fortinet

APT29 Phishing Attack Targets German Political Parties

Researchers observed APT29 using phishing emails in order to target German political parties with a new backdoor variant in late February.

Apt29

Q&A: Karen Habercoss

Karen Habercoss, chief privacy officer with UChicago Medicine, talks to Decipher about the unique data privacy and security challenges that the healthcare sector faces, and how organizations in this industry are approaching areas like AI and identity management.

AI, Identity Management, Healthcare