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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

297 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Phorpiex and the Versatility of Botnets

Decade-old botnets continue to adapt to the current threat landscape, as seen through the wide-ranging malicious activities of the resilient Phorpiex botnet.

Botnet, Phorpiex, Ransomware

Savvy Voice-Based Attacks Add Social Engineering Layer

Attackers are building innovative voice-based social engineering tactics into their malware and phishing campaigns.

Malware, Phishing, Social Engineering

SolarWinds: A Harbinger For a National Data Breach Reporting Law

The disclosure of the SolarWinds attack by FireEye is encouraging for the development of a national data breach reporting law, government and private-sector experts say.

Rsa2021, Solarwinds, Data Breach Notification

Amid Cyber Workforce Crunch, CISOs Think Outside the Box

With the cyber workforce gap looming, security hiring managers are looking in unconventional places and tweaking their job descriptions to appeal to candidates with "soft skills."

Rsa2021, Cyber Security, Cyber Workforce, Ciso

Federal Agencies Pinpoint 5G Security Woes

A 5G threat vector analysis by several federal agencies pointed to existing legacy infrastructure deployment weaknesses and supply-chain security challenges.

5g, Network Security