Robert Westervelt

Robert Westervelt Robert Westervelt Former News Director
  • Rob is former news director in the Security Media Group where he helps prioritize and build cohesive news coverage across the group's websites in the TechTarget portfolio. As a news reporter and editor for, he produces news stories daily on breaking cybersecurity news and trending topics as well as topical podcasts and videos. He is producer of SearchSecurity's Security Wire Weekly podcast. Since joining TechTarget in July 2003, Rob has covered SAP, Oracle and the database industry for, and Prior to joining TechTarget, Rob was a newspaper reporter for five years at The Day in New London, Conn., where he wrote a variety of crime, general news, government and business stories while covering towns in Southeastern Connecticut. A military veteran, Rob served four years with the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Forces Police in Kaiserslautern Germany. He holds a degree in journalism from the University of Connecticut.

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