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.

  • Warwick Ashford

    Senior analyst

    Warwick Ashford was security editor at Computer Weekly until September 2019. He joined the CW team as chief reporter in June 2007, focusing on IT security, business continuity, IT law and regulation, compliance and governance. He was appointed security editor in May 2012. He is now senior analyst at Kuppinger Cole.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Joseph Bugeja

    Joseph Bugeja is a software team leader with over 10 years of software development experience. His qualifications and skills have enabled him to take on key roles, from consulting to implementing high-performance multinational applications. He is also responsible for ensuring that company products are compliant with the latest PCI standards.

  • John Burke

    Nemertes Research

    John Burke is CIO 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.

  • 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.

  • Philip Clarke

    Nemertes Research

    Philip Clarke is an expert on mobility and a senior research analyst with Nemertes Research, where he researches wireless and mobility trends that affect the enterprise.

  • Michael Cobb

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

  • Eric Cole

    SANS Institute

  • Ben Cole

    Executive Editor

    Executive Editor Ben Cole covers cybersecurity issues for SearchSecurity, as well as regulatory concerns for SearchCompliance.

  • George Crump

    Storage Switzerland

    George Crump is president of Storage Switzerland, an IT analyst firm focused on the storage and virtualization segments.

  • Alexander Culafi

    News Writer

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

  • Paul DeGroot

    Pica Communications

    Paul DeGroot is principal consultant at Pica Communications.

  • 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.

  • Olivia L. Eckerson

    Editorial Assistant

    Olivia is studying English at Northeastern University and is looking forward to pursuing a career in writing and information 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 Fiscus

    SANS Institute

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

  • 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.

  • Jerry Freese

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Michael Gregg

    Superior Solutions, Inc.

    Michael Gregg of The Solution Firm has extensive experience securing networks. You can confidentially ask him your corporate network security questions here.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Jonathan Hassell

    82 Ventures LLC

    Jonathan Hassell is an author, consultant and speaker, and has a strong background in Windows Vista.

  • 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

  • Jay Heiser

    Gartner

    Jay G. Heiser writes the bi-monthly Layer 8 column for Information Security magazine.

  • 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.

  • Robbie Higgins

  • Eric Holmquist

    Accume Partners

  • 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,

  • Laura Hunter

    Laura E. Hunter (CISSP, MCSE: Security, MCDBA, Microsoft MVP) is a technology architect at Microsoft.

  • 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 TechTarget's Networking and Security Media Group. Previously, Irei was the features and e-zine editor of 'Network Evolution.' Irei was site editor for SearchSDN.

  • Andrew Jaquith

    SilverSky

  • Johna Till Johnson

    Nemertes Research

  • Kyle Johnson

    Site Editor

    Kyle Johnson is the newest Site Editor for BrianMadden.com.

  • Michael Jordan

    Clarify360

    Michael Jordan is the vice president of global accounts at Clarify360.

  • Chris Kanaracus

    News Director

    Chris is a news director and writer who covers the cloud computing market for TechTarget with a focus on end-user concerns.

  • 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

    Diana Kelley has extensive experience creating secure network architectures and business solutions for large corporations and delivering strategic, competitive knowledge to security software vendors.

  • Zeus Kerravala

    ZK Research

    Zeus Kerravala is the founder and principal analyst with ZK Research. Kerravala provides a mix of tactical and long-term strategic advice to constituents, including end-user IT and network managers; vendors of IT hardware, software and services; and the IT investment community. Prior to ZK Research, Kerravala was a senior vice president and distinguished research fellow with Yankee Group.

  • 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.

  • Ashwin Krishnan

    UberKnowledge

    Ashwin Krishnan is COO of UberKnowledge.

  • Lee Kushner

    LJ Kushner and Associates, LLC

  • 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.

  • Nicole Laskowski

    News Director

    Nicole Laskowski is a news director for TechTarget.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • David Linthicum

    Deloitte Consulting

    David Linthicum is a cloud expert who writes about cloud management, among other topics.

  • 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

  • Anthony Lugo

    Anthony Lugo is part of the in the Computing and Security Technology program at Drexel's Goodwin College of Technology and Professional Studies.

  • Chris Lyn

    Chris Lyn is part of the Computing and Security Technology program at Drexel's Goodwin College of Technology and Professional Studies.

  • 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

  • Tim Mather

  • Craig Mathias

    Farpoint Group

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

  • Chris McClean

    Forrester Research

    Chris McClean is a principal analyst and research director at Forrester Research.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • James Alan Miller

    Executive Editor

    James is a writer and editor with extensive experience creating and developing magazine and online content. He's currently the Executive Editor of the IT Infrastructure and Strategy Media Group at TechTarget.

  • Jennifer J. Minella is Vice President of Engineering with Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc., and most recently focuses in specialized areas of infrastructure security, including Network Access Control, 802.1X and Wireless Security technologies.

  • 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.

  • Mike Murray

  • Judith Myerson

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

  • 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 products editor

    TechTarget senior products editor Amy Novotny produces in-depth articles and product reviews to help IT buyers make informed purchasing decisions.

  • 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.

  • Beth Pariseau

    Senior News Writer

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

  • Chris Partsenidis

    Firewall.cx

    Chris Partsenidis is the founder and editor in chief of www.Firewall.cx -- one of the few websites recommended by Cisco Systems.

  • Matthew Pascucci

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

  • Eric Patterson

    SANS Technology Institute

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

  • John Pescatore

  • Sabrina Polin

    Assistant Editor, Video Content

    Sabrina is the assistant 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, a freelance writer based in Massachusetts, writes frequently about business management and information technology.

  • Geraint Price

  • Brian Prince

  • Thomas Ptacek

    Matasano Security

    Thomas Ptacek is a founder and principal at consultancy Matasano Security.

  • 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.

  • Beth Quinlan

    Beth Quinlan is a trainer/consultant in infrastructure technologies and security design.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Margaret Rouse

    WhatIs.com

    Margaret Rouse writes for and manages WhatIs.com, TechTarget’s IT encyclopedia and learning center.

  • Mekhala Roy

    News and Features Writer

  • Char Sample

    ICF International

    Char Sample is a cybersecurity research fellow at ICF International.

  • Moriah Sargent

    Associate Director

    Moriah Sargent is the associate director for Central Editorial Production.

  • Anand Sastry

    Barclays

    Anand Sastry is Vice President of Incident Response at Barclays.

  • Ed Scannell

    Senior Executive Editor

    Ed Scannell is a Senior Executive Editor of TechTarget's Data Center and Virtualization media group.

  • Karen Scarfone

    Scarfone Cybersecurity

  • David Schneier

    R.I.S.C. Associates

  • 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.

  • 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

    Senior Site Editor

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

  • David Sherry

    Brown University

  • David J. Sherry

    Princeton University

    David Sherry is CISO at Princeton 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.

  • Tony Spinelli

    Tyco

  • Lance Spitzner

    SANS Institute

    Lance Spitzner is a training director at SANS Institute.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Steven Weil

    Point B

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

  • Ravila Helen White

    Providence Health & Services

  • Ira Winkler

    Secure Mentem

  • Ron Woerner

    Ron Woerner is a security officer at a large financial services firm.

  • Rob Wright

    News Director

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

  • Jane Wright

  • Joshua Wright

  • Steve Zurier

    ZFeatures

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