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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.
Deputy Editor-in-chief, Threatpost
Tom Spring’s tech chops include 3 years as Senior Technical Editor at CRN magazine where he covered breaking IT news and the products and services of Dell, IBM, Intel and Microsoft. Prior to that, Tom spent 14 years with IDG’s PCWorld magazine as Executive News Editor. Tom earned his stripes at several daily newspapers including the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, MA covering business technology news where he served as Technology Editor.
Tom’s work has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, American Business Media, American Society of Business Publication Editors, and the Western Publishing Association. In 2015 Tom was also voted “Dad of the Year” by his two adorable kids.
Editorial Assistant, Threatpost
Chris 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.