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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

683 articles by Lindsey O’Donnell-Welch

Decipher Podcast: Source Code 7/1

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

Google Cracks Down on Domains Used by Hack-For-Hire Groups

Hack-for-hire firms are targeting a range of accounts from Google and major webmail providers in credential theft campaigns.

Hack for Hire, Google

U.S. Gov Agencies Face Looming Microsoft Exchange Online Modern Auth Deadline

New guidance urges U.S. government agencies to expedite the switch to Modern Auth in Exchange Online ahead of Microsoft's Oct. 1 deadline.

Microsoft

Q&A: Dinah Davis

Dinah Davis, VP of research and development operations at Arctic Wolf, discusses the challenges facing the cybersecurity industry when it comes to diversity and amplifying the voices of women.

Women in Tech, Women in Security

AstraLocker Ransomware Spread in ‘Smash and Grab’ Attacks

A new variant of the AstraLocker found being deployed directly in Microsoft Office attachments reflects a focus by attackers on making a big impact and getting a quick payout.

Ransomware