Threatpost 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 journalist Tom Spring, editor-in-chief.

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

Tom Spring
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.

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Lindsey O’Donnell 
Staff Writer, Threatpost

Lindsey O’Donnell is an award-winning journalist who has been focused on consumer and enterprise business technology issues as well as cybersecurity for years. In her previous position at the publication CRN, Lindsey covered all aspects of the microprocessor industry along with specializing in connected device (IoT) security. Prior to that, she worked at several Massachusetts daily newspapers including the The Cape Cod Times and The Worcester Telegram & Gazette. In 2016, her contributions to a team of reporters was recognized by the American Society of Business Publication Editors, which awarded them an Azbee journalism award for an expose on Apple Inc. In Lindsey’s spare time, she enjoys playing tennis and traveling.

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