About Threatpost

Threatpost, The Kaspersky Lab security news service, is an independent news site which is a leading source of information about IT and business security for hundreds of thousands of professionals worldwide.

Threatpost’s award-winning editorial team produces unique and high-impact content including security news, videos, feature reports and more.  They break important original stories, offer expert commentary on high-priority news aggregated from other sources, and engage with readers to discuss how and why these events matter.

Threatpost has been referenced as an authoritative source on information security by leading news outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, USA Today and National Public Radio.

Threatpost’s global editorial activities are driven by industry-leading security journalist Dennis Fisher, editor-in-chief. He is assisted by Christopher Brook and Brian Donohue.

Make Threatpost your first stop for security news and analysis to stay informed and keep your organization safe.

Dennis Fisher
Editor-in-chief, Threatpost
Security Evangelist, Kaspersky Lab

Veteran security reporter Dennis Fisher has a decade of experience reporting on security industry news and issues.  In his role as Editor of Threatpost, the first stop for security news, Dennis provides analysis on fast-breaking industry news, writes original in-depth features and authors the Digital Underground blog covering malware attacks and cybercrime for Threatpost readers.

In addition to Threatpost, Dennis serves as a Security Evangelist for Kaspersky Lab Americas.  In this role, he helps to educate users about the dangers that exist on the Internet.

Prior to joining Kaspersky Lab, Dennis served as the Executive Editor of the Security Media Group at TechTarget where he covered daily threats, vulnerabilities and IT security technologies.  He also covered IT security news and issues for eWeek Magazine as their News Editor.

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Michael Mimoso
Editor, Threatpost

Michael brings over a decade of IT security news reporting to Threatpost.  As an editor of Threatpost, he covers critical security issues and cyber crime affecting businesses and end-users today.

Prior to joining Threatpost, Michael was Editorial Director of the Security Media Group at TechTarget and Editor of Information Security magazine where he won several ASBPE national and regional writing awards.  In addition, Information Security was a two-time finalist for national magazine of the year.  Michael has been writing for business-to-business IT publications for 11 years, with a primary focus on information security.

Earlier in his career,  Michael was an editor and reporter at several Boston-area newspapers. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Stonehill College in North Easton, Mass.

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Christopher Brook
Editorial Assistant, Threatpost

Christopher Brook joined Threatpost prior to the site’s launch as Graphics Editor in January 2009. Soon after, he took on the role of Editorial Assistant, writing original material, aggregating breaking news and producing slideshows. Chris graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with a BA in Journalism and before joining Threatpost, spent time at The Boston Globe and Boston.com where he wrote about music and pop culture. In his spare time, Chris is interested in hiking, following baseball and the recent craft beer boom.

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Brian Donohue
Editorial Assistant, Threatpost

Having joined Threatpost in 2010 as the site’s social media leader and editorial assistant, Brian aggregates security news from around the globe adding his unique style of commentary and writes original articles that have been sourced and referred by national  publications. Brian plays an instrumental role with Threatpost’s social network growing this two-fold in the last year. Before joining the team, Brian was a student at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia where he graduated with BA in English. In his spare time, Brian coaches youth-swimming and is an avid sandwich enthusiast.

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