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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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556 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 6/24

This week's Source Code podcast by Decipher takes a look behind the scenes at top news with input from our sources.

Podcast, Source Code

Chinese Threat Actor Uses Ransomware as a ‘Smokescreen’ For Espionage

Researchers say evidence points to Chinese-based Bronze Starlight using five different ransomware families as a method to disguise its actual goal of espionage.

China, Ransomware

BEC Actors Diverge From Traditional Attacks

Business email compromise (BEC) groups are more heavily relying on attacks that impersonate third-party vendors or suppliers, as opposed to traditional attacks that mimicked executives.

Business Email Compromise

AvosLocker Ransomware Deployed in Log4Shell Attack

An AvosLocker ransomware attack exploited the Log4j bug in VMware Horizon servers.


Decipher Podcast: Daniel dos Santos

Daniel dos Santos, head of security research with Forescout, talks about a set of over 50 vulnerabilities discovered in operational technology (OT) devices from 10 different vendors.

Podcast, Operational Technology