Contributors to SearchSecurity

Current Contributors

  • Lena Young

    Editorial Assistant

    Lena Young is an editorial assistant for TechTarget's Security Media Group.

  • (ISC) 2

    (ISC)2 is a nonprofit membership association that offers a wide portfolio of educational materials that are part of a holistic approach to cybersecurity.

  • Daniel Allen

    N2 Cyber Security Consultants

    Daniel Allen is an information technology specialist with a master's degree in cybersecurity and information assurance.

  • Rahul Awati

    Rahul Awati is a PMP-certified project manager with IT infrastructure experience spanning storage, compute and enterprise networking.

  • Madelyn Bacon

    Associate Site Editor

  • Kevin Beaver

    Principle Logic, LLC

    Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, writer, professional, speaker and expert witness with Atlanta-based Principle Logic LLC.

  • Corinne Bernstein

    Corinne Bernstein has written and edited business and technology articles for more than 30 years.

  • Rachel Berry

    Rachel Berry is an independent consultant specializing in graphics, CAD, IoT and all things Cloud and enterprise.

  • David Bianco

    Target

    David Bianco is an active member of the threat-hunting community, speaking and writing about subjects such as incident detection and response, threat intelligence and threat hunting.

  • Bridget Botelho

    Editorial Director, News

    Bridget Botelho joined TechTarget as a reporter in 2007 and has covered a variety of technologies and IT industry trends.

  • Kate Brush

    Technical Writer

    Kate graduated summa cum laude from Suffolk University in 2018 with a BA in English. Before coming to TechTarget, she worked as a Faculty Assistant in Suffolk's English department, helping teach undergraduate classes, working one-on-one with students and assisting in the data collection and analysis for a grant-funded, university-wide survey on digital media.

  • John Burke

    Nemertes Research

    John Burke is CTO and principal research analyst with Nemertes Research. With nearly two decades of technology experience, he has worked at all levels of IT, including end-user support specialist, programmer, system administrator, database specialist, network administrator, network architect and systems architect.

  • Hanno Böck

    Hanno Böck is a journalist and IT security expert. He publishes a newsletter about TLS and has presented at Black Hat, Def Con and other conferences.

  • Jon Callas

    Jon Callas is an inventor, cryptographer, software engineer, and entrepreneur.

  • Brad Casey

    Brad Casey holds an MS from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and has experience in penetration testing, public key infrastructure, Voice over IP (VoIP) and network packet analysis.

  • Nick Cavalancia

    Techvangelism

    Nick Cavalancia is an IT consultant, trainer and writer. He writes about business continuity and disaster recovery for SearchDisasterRecovery.

  • Wesley Chai

    Technical Writer

    Wesley Chai is a Technical Writer, Whatis.com. Wesley is a 2018 graduate from the University of Iowa, with a BA in English & Creative Writing and a certificate in Entrepreneurial Management. Wesley is from Colorado Springs, and enjoys spending his free time painting, writing fiction, and snowboarding.

  • Mike Chapple

    University of Notre Dame

    Mike Chapple, Ph. D., CISA, CISSP, is a senior director of IT with the University of Notre Dame.

  • Reda Chouffani

    Biz Technology Solutions

  • Casey Clark

    Casey Clark is a former assistant site editor for SearchSecurity.

  • Rob Clyde

    Isaca

    Rob Clyde is a technology and cyber security expert and serves as chair of Isaca's board of directors.

  • Michael Cobb

    Michael Cobb , CISSP-ISSAP is a renowned security author with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry.

  • Ben Cole

    Executive Editor

    Ben Cole is executive editor, overseeing SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement, SearchEnterpriseAI and Data Science Central.

  • TechTarget Contributor

    Every day, millions of technology professionals rely on TechTarget’s network of sites to consume news analysis; read useful tutorials, how-tos and tips; and consume in-depth features and vendor product comparisons.

  • Alexander Culafi

    News Writer

    Alexander Culafi is a writer, journalist and podcaster based in Boston, Mass.

  • Elizabeth Davies

    Elizabeth Davies is a seasoned technology writer and content development professional.

  • Katie Donegan

    Associate Site Editor

    Katie Donegan is an associate site editor for SearchSecurity and SearchCloudSecurity.

  • Taylor Driscoll

    Editorial Assistant

    Taylor Driscoll is an editorial assistant for the News Team at TechTarget, covering product releases.

  • Alan R. Earls

    Alan R. Earls is a freelance writer focused on business and technology.

  • McGraw Hill Education

    McGraw Hill Education empowers students, educators and lifelong learners to achieve their goals.

  • Pearson Education

    Pearson products are designed to support and advance career development for professionals.

  • Kevin Ferguson

    Kevin Ferguson has written about technology for many years and for many publications. Kevin holds a BA in journalism from Rutgers University and an MPA from Harvard University.

  • Kevin Fiscus

    SANS Institute

    Kevin Fiscus is a principal instructor at the SANS Institute and owner and senior consultant at Cyber Defense Advisors.

  • Laura Fitzgibbons

    Laura Fitzgibbons is a research writer, technical writer and technical illustrator specializing in science and technology content.

  • Earl Follis

    Earl Follis is a long-time IT professional who has worked as a technical trainer, technical evangelist, network administrator, and in other IT positions for a variety of companies.

  • Andrew Froehlich

    West Gate Networks

  • Randall Gamby

    HP

    Randall Gamby is a contributor regarding enterprise identity and access management.

  • David Geer

    Geer Communications

  • Kate Gerwig

    Editorial Director

    Kate Gerwig is the editorial director for TechTarget's Networking and Security Media Group.

  • Anthony Giandomenico

    Fortinet

    Anthony Giandomenico is a Senior Security Strategist/Researcher at Fortinet.

  • Stan Gibson

    Stan Gibson Communications

    Stan Gibson, an award-winning technology writer and former executive editor at eWEEK and PC Week, is principal at Stan Gibson Communications.

  • Francoise Gilbert

    Greenberg Traurig

    Francoise Gilbert is an attorney focusing on information privacy and security, cloud computing, disruptive technologies, and data governance. She is a partner at Greenberg Traurig, the largest US law firm.

  • Alexander S. Gillis

    Technical Writer and Editor

    Alexander S. Gillis is an assistant technical writer and editor in the WhatIs group at TechTarget.

  • Sandra Gittlen

    Editor at Large

    Sandra Gittlen is editor at large for TechTarget's Networking and Security Media Group.

  • Antone Gonsalves

    News Director

    Antone Gonsalves is news director in the Networking Media Group.

  • Fernando Gont

    SI6 Networks

  • Lynn Goodendorf

  • Joseph Granneman

    Illumination.io

    Joseph Granneman is SearchSecurity.com's resident expert on information security management. He has more than 20 years of technology experience, primarily focused in health care information technology

  • David Griffeth

    David Griffeth is the Vice President of Business Line Integration and Reporting at RBS Citizens Bank.

  • Jessica Groopman

    Kaleido Insights

    Jessica Groopman is an industry analyst and founding partner at Kaleido Insights.

  • Tanner Harding

    Reporter, Products Content

    Tanner covers product launches, updates and news for TechTarget's products content team.

  • Isabella Harford

    Assistant Site Editor

    Isabella Harford is an assistant site editor for the Security media group at TechTarget.

  • Christopher Hart

    Foley Hoag LLP

    With significant trial litigation, appellate advocacy and cybersecurity experience, Chris Hart has counseled and represented sovereign nations, Fortune 500 companies, start-up companies, non-profits, and individuals in a wide variety of contexts for over a decade.

  • Ernie Hayden

    443 Consulting LLC

    Ernie Hayden, CISSP, GICSP (Gold), PSP, is the founder and principal of 443 Consulting LLC and is an ICS security subject matter expert.

  • Bill Hayes

  • Michael Heller

    Senior Reporter

    Michael Heller is a senior reporter for SearchSecurity covering breaking information security news, industry analysis and product strategy.

  • Michael Heller

    Senior Reporter

  • Paul Henry

    SANS Institute

    Paul Henry is a senior instructor with the SANS Institute and a recognized industry expert in VMware virtualization security and digital forensics.

  • Makenzie Holland

    News Writer

    Makenzie Holland is a news writer covering big tech and federal regulation.

  • Brenda L. Horrigan

    Senior Managing Editor

    Brenda L. Horrigan is a senior managing editor with extensive publishing and international affairs experience.

  • George V. Hulme

    George Hulme has written about business, technology, and IT security topics. He currently freelances for a wide range of publications,

  • Diana Hwang

    Content Development Strategist

    Diana Hwang is a content development strategist for the Networking and Security Media Groups.

  • Alissa Irei

    Senior Writer

    Alissa Irei is a senior writer in the Networking and Security Media Group, contributing to SearchNetworking, SearchSecurity and SearchUnifiedCommunications. In previous roles at TechTarget, she was features and e-zine editor for Network Evolution and site editor of SearchSDN.

  • Andrew Jaquith

    SilverSky

  • Johna Till Johnson

    Nemertes Research

  • Kyle Johnson

    Technology Editor

    Kyle Johnson is a technology editor for SearchSecurity and SearchNetworking.

  • Chris Kanaracus

    News Director

    Chris is a news director overseeing coverage of Cloud/DevOps and storage topics.

  • Charles Kao

    Simply Auri

    Charles Kao is an entrepreneur and cybersecurity advisor with Simply Auri.

  • Khalid Kark

    Forrester Research Inc.

    Khalid Kark is a research director at Forrester Research Inc., leading the team responsible for delivering research and advisory services to IT leaders.

  • Diana Kelley

    SecurityCurve

    Diana Kelley is the co-founder and CTO of SecurityCurve, as well as a board member at multiple organizations, consulting analyst and author.

  • Sean Michael Kerner

  • Frank Kim

    SANS Institute

    Frank Kim is the curriculum director at the SANS Institute and founder of ThinkSec, a security consulting and CISO advisory firm.

  • John Kindervag

    Forrester Research Inc.

    John Kindervag is a 20-year veteran of the high-technology world.

  • Paul Kirvan

  • Matt Kosht

    Matt Kosht is an IT manager at a Michigan utility company.

  • Garry Kranz

    Senior News Writer

    Garry Kranz is a senior news writer in the IT Infrastructure and Strategy Group.

  • Ashwin Krishnan

    Mobilematics

    Ashwin Krishnan is chief diversity amplifier at Mobilematics.

  • Alicia Landsberg

    Managing Editor

    Alicia Landsberg is the managing editor for the Networking and Security Media Group.

  • Adrian Lane

    Securosis

    Adrian Lane is a senior security strategist with over 25 years of industry experience.

  • Rick Lawhorn

    Rick Lawhorn, CISSP, CISA, CHP, CHSS, has more than 20 years of experience in information technology.

  • Robert M Lee

    Dragos, Inc.

    Robert M. Lee is a SANS-certified instructor and the CEO and founder of Dragos Inc.

  • Robert Lemos

    Robert Lemos is an award-winning technology journalist who has reported on computer security and cybercrime for more than 20 years.

  • Tsahi Levent-Levi

    BlogGeek.me

    Tsahi Levent-Levi is an analyst and consultant for WebRTC with 15 years of experience in the telecommunications, VoIP and 3G industries.

  • Nick Lewis

    Information security threats expert Nick Lewis is standing by to help you defend your organization from attacks.

  • Sarah Lewis

    Technical Writer

  • Kim Lindros

    Gracie Editorial

    Kim Lindros is a full-time content developer who writes about security and technology topics.

  • Pete Lindstrom

    Pete Lindstrom is Research Director for Spire Security, an industry analyst firm providing analysis and research in the information security field.

  • Steve Lipner

    SafeCode

    Steve Lipner is the executive director of SafeCode -- the Software Assurance Forum for Excellence in Code.

  • Vicki Livingston

    Vicki Livingston is an independent consultant.

  • Peter Loshin

    Senior Technology Editor

    Peter Loshin rejoined TechTarget as senior technology editor after a two-year break to write technical documentation for Amazon Web Services.

  • Ben Lutkevich

    Technical Writer

  • Jack Madden

    Prior to his current role in the EUC industry, Jack Madden was an editor for TechTarget from 2011 to 2020, and worked with BrianMadden.com from 2005 to 2020. Jack served as the Executive Editor of BrianMadden.com from 2016 to 2020.

  • Sean Martin

  • Craig Mathias

    Farpoint Group

    Craig J. Mathias is a principal analyst with Farpoint Group and specializes in mobile, wireless and unified communication (UC) technologies.

  • Kevin McDonald

    Alvaka Networks

    Kevin B. McDonald is chief operating officer and chief information security officer at Alvaka Networks, a network management and security firm in Irvine, California.

  • Gary McGraw

    Synopsys

    Gary McGraw is the Vice President Security Technology of Synopsys (SNPS), a silicon valley company headquartered in Mountain View, CA. He is a globally recognized authority on software security and the author of eight best-selling books on this topic.

  • Cameron McKenzie

    TechTarget

    Cameron McKenzie is the Editor In Chief for TheServerSide.com.

  • O'Reilly Media

    Through its books and online learning material, O'Reilly Media supports professionals in their ongoing quest for expertise in the IT industry.

  • Rachel Meltzer

    Associate Editor

    Rachel focuses on all things IT products and tech, maintaining TechTarget's Buyer's Guides to ensure product information is accurate and up-to-date.

  • Madelaine Millar

    TechTarget

    Madelaine Millar is a news writer covering network technology at TechTarget. She has previously covered tech for MIT's Lincoln Lab and Khoury College.

  • James Alan Miller

    Executive Editor

    James is an executive editor in the Content Innovation and Amplification group, where he leads the newly formed High-Performance Content team.

  • Rich Mogull

    Securosis

    Rich Mogull has 20 years of experience in information security, physical security, and risk management.

  • David Mortman

    Dell

    David Mortman is a Chief Security Architect at Dell (Enstratius).

  • Ed Moyle

    Adaptive Biotechnologies

    Ed Moyle is a software security principal at Adaptive Biotechnologies.

  • Ellen Muraskin

    Ellen Muraskin has been writing about telecom and IT since 1993.

  • Judith Myerson

    Judith Myerson is an independent cybersecurity consultant and former ADP security officer (ISSO) at a naval facility.

  • Shaun Nichols

    Shaun Nichols is a senior news writer covering the security industry. He has spent 15 years covering enterprise and B2B tech for international news outlets.

  • Tom Nolle

    CIMI Corporation

    Tom Nolle is the president of CIMI Corporation, a strategic consulting firm specializing in telecommunications and data communications. Learn more about Tom Nolle.

  • Amy Novotny

    Senior Managing Editor

    Amy Novotny is Senior Managing Editor of TechTarget's Content Innovation and Amplification Group.

  • Jim O'Donnell

    News Writer

    Jim O'Donnell covers all things SAP for SearchSAP.

  • Eric Ogren

    The Ogren Group

    Eric Ogren is founder and principal analyst of the Ogren Group, which provides industry analyst services for vendors focusing on virtualization and security.

  • Gary Olsen

    Gary was named a Microsoft MVP for 12 consecutive years and is currently chairman of the annual Atlanta TechStravaganza event.

  • Kogan Page

    Kogan Page produces books and digital content by the world's leading business experts to help professionals develop abilities and grow careers.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

    Beth Pariseau is a senior news writer for the Cloud/DevOps group at TechTarget.

  • Matthew Pascucci

    Matthew Pascucci is a security architect, privacy advocate and security blogger. He holds many security certificates and founded Frontline Sentinel.

  • Andy Patrizio

    Andy Patrizio is a veteran technology journalist based in southern California.

  • Eric Patterson

    SANS Technology Institute

    Eric Patterson is the executive director of the SANS Technology Institute.

  • Sabrina Polin

    Associate Editor

    Sabrina Polin is the associate editor for TechTarget's Video Content team.

  • Brien Posey

    Brien Posey is a 15-time Microsoft MVP with two decades of IT experience. He has served as a lead network engineer for the U.S. Department of Defense and as a network administrator for some of the largest insurance companies in America.

  • Mary K. Pratt

    Mary K. Pratt is an award-winning freelance journalist with a focus on covering enterprise IT and cybersecurity management and strategy.

  • No Starch Press

    No Starch Press publishes the finest in IT 'geek entertainment,' with volumes on programming, cybersecurity, hacking, sys admin and more.

  • Technics Publications

    Technics Publications

    Technics Publications creates learning materials -- books, classes, videos and more -- to fill niches in the data and leadership space, such as data modeling and data strategy.

  • Manning Publications Co.

    Established in 1993, Manning Publications is an independent and innovative publisher of books for the IT community.

  • Packt Publishing

    Packt Publishing aims to put software to work in new ways by providing IT professionals high-caliber learning materials and services.

  • Wiley Publishing

    For over 200 years, Wiley has delivered the best in learning resources for an array of professionals and students.

  • Marcus J. Ranum

    Marcus J. Ranum is a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation.

  • Adam Rice

  • Kathleen Richards

  • Robert Richardson

    Robert Richardson a former editorial director of TechTarget's Security media group.

  • James Ringold

    Westinghouse Electric Company

    James Ringold is CISO at Westinghouse Electric Company. He has more than 20 years of experience in information security.

  • Ted Ritter

    Nemertes Research

    Ted Ritter is a senior account executive with Nemertes Research.

  • Linda Rosencrance

    Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer and editor in the Boston area.

  • Paul Rostick

    Paul Rostick is director of cybersecurity for a Fortune 100 company

  • Mike Rothman

    Securosis

    Mike Rothman, president of Securosis, is a SearchSecurity.com contributor on network security and security management issues.

  • Mekhala Roy

    Former News and Features Writer

  • Char Sample

    ICF International

    Char Sample is a cybersecurity research fellow at ICF International.

  • Anand Sastry

    Barclays

    Anand Sastry is Vice President of Incident Response at Barclays.

  • Ed Scannell

    Editor at Large

    Ed Scannell is Editor at Large with TechTarget’s News Group.

  • Karen Scarfone

    Scarfone Cybersecurity

  • Cory Scott

    Cory Scott is a director at Matasano Security, an independent security research and development firm that works with vendors and enterprises to pinpoint and eradicate security flaws, using penetration testing, reverse engineering, and source code review.

  • Margie Semilof

    Editorial Director

    Margie Semilof is the editorial director for TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Dave Shackleford

    Voodoo Security

    Dave Shackleford is the founder and principal consultant with Voodoo Security, as well as a SANS analyst, instructor, and course author and GIAC technical director.

  • Mary E. Shacklett

    Transworld Data

    Mary E. Shacklett is president of Transworld Data, a technology analytics, market research and consulting firm.

  • Rob Shapland

    Falanx Cyber

    Rob Shapland is an ethical hacker specializing in cloud security, social engineering and delivering cybersecurity training to companies worldwide.

  • Sharon Shea

    Executive Editor

    Sharon Shea is executive editor of the Security Media Group, overseeing SearchSecurity, SearchCloudSecurity and SearchCompliance.

  • David J. Sherry

    Princeton University

    David Sherry is CISO at Princeton University.

  • David Sherry

    Brown University

  • Charles Shirer

    Charles Shirer is a security consultant and threat hunter.

  • Terry Slattery

    NetCraftsmen

    Terry Slattery is principal architect at NetCraftsmen and has 20 years of network consulting and design work experience.

  • Joel Snyder

    Opus One

    Learn about Dr. Joel Snyder, an internationally recognized telecommunications and network security expert. Browse his archive of information security articles.

  • Jason Soroko

    Sectigo

    Jason Soroko is CTO of IoT at Sectigo.

  • Craig Stedman

    Editor at Large

    Craig Stedman produces in-depth packages of editorial content on business intelligence, analytics, data management and AI technologies, editing and writing articles for TechTarget websites that include SearchBusinessAnalytics, SearchDataManagement and SearchEnterpriseAI.

  • John Strand

    Black Hills Information Security

    John Strand currently is a Senior Security Researcher with his company Black Hills Information

  • Peter Sullivan

  • Dan Sullivan

    Dan Sullivan is an author, systems architect, and consultant with over 20 years of IT experience. He creates tips and advice about cloud computing.

  • Maggie Sullivan

    SEO/Content Specialist

    Maggie Sullivan is a SEO/Content Specialist for TechTarget's Networking Group.

  • Ha Ta

    Editorial Assistant

    Ha Ta is an editorial assistant for the Product Content team at TechTarget. She is a graduate student majoring in journalism at Northeastern University.

  • Maxim Tamarov

    News Writer

    Maxim Tamarov is a news writer for SearchUnifiedCommunications.

  • Taina Teravainen

    Taina Teravainen is a former assistant site editor for the Security Media group.

  • Katie Terrell Hanna

    Katie Terrell Hanna is a freelance writer and content marketing professional for a variety of enterprise technology companies.

  • Ed Tittel

    Ed Tittel has worked for over 30 years as a software developer and development manager, a networking consultant, a trainer and course developer, and a technical evangelist for several companies.

  • Kevin Tolly

    The Tolly Group

    Kevin Tolly is the founder of The Tolly Group, a leading provider of third-party validation and testing services for over two decades.

  • Keith Townsend

    The CTO Advisor LLC

    Keith Townsend is the principal of The CTO Advisor LLC and founder of TheCTOAdvisor.com with more than 18 years of related experience designing, implementing and managing data center technologies.

  • Johannes Ullrich

    SANS Technology Institute

  • Loganaden Velvindron

    CyberStorm.mu

    Loganaden Velvindron is an open source software developer and IETF participant working from Mauritius, a small island in the Indian Ocean.

  • Jaikumar Vijayan

    Independent journalist and tech content creation specialist covering data security and privacy, business intelligence, big data and data analytics.

  • Mike O. Villegas

    K3DES LLC

    Miguel O. "Mike" Villegas is an enterprise security management expert currently serving as vice president for K3DES LLC.

  • Arielle Waldman

    News Writer

    Arielle Waldman graduated from the University of Tampa and worked as a reporter for the 'Tampa Bay Times.' She covers security for TechTarget.

  • Eva Webster

    Nimble Media

    Eva Webster thrives on chaos, managing 100-plus writers and three active boys.

  • Steven Weil

    Point B

    Steven Weil, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC is Information Security Director & Cybersecurity Principal Consultant for Point B.

  • Ivy Wigmore

    Content Editor

    Ivy Wigmore is content editor on WhatIs.com, the IT encyclopedia engine behind TechTarget’s large network of technology media websites.

  • Rob Wright

    News Director

    Rob Wright is the news director of TechTarget's Security Media Group.

  • Gavin Wright

    Gavin Wright is a high-tech and computer engineering veteran with over 15 years of experience.

  • Jane Wright

  • Joshua Wright

  • Andrew Zola

    Andrew Zola is a freelance technology journalist with bylines everywhere.

  • Steve Zurier

    ZFeatures

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