Joan Goodchild

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Joan Goodchild is a veteran writer and editor with 20+ years experience. She writes about information security and strategy and is the former editor in chief of CSO.

July was a hot month for cybersecurity research

Mobile apps are a privacy nightmare. The Roe decision put them center stage.

Mobile apps are a privacy nightmare. The Roe decision put them center stage.

Concerns about app data and location tracking put digital privacy rights in the cross hairs of abortion access debate

Ransomware roundup: System-locking malware dominates headlines

Ransomware roundup: System-locking malware dominates headlines

From a new ransomware group that demands donations instead of cryptocurrency to the possible resurgence of an infamous gang, these are the stories that caught the attention of infosec pros.

WannaCry 5 years on: Still a top threat

WannaCry 5 years on: Still a top threat

As security pros reminisce about the ransomware’s anniversary, some note the more things change, the more they stay the same.

Musk’s Twitterverse and the future of misinformation

Musk’s Twitterverse and the future of misinformation

Security influencers weigh in with both concerns and curiosity over the future of the social network.

After foiled Sandworm attack, US critical infrastructure should stand guard

After foiled Sandworm attack, US critical infrastructure should stand guard

Russian attack on Ukrainian power company likely just the beginning.

Take LAPSUS$ teens seriously

Take LAPSUS$ teens seriously

After the Okta breach, LAPSUS$ is already back making trouble using low-tech techniques with a high rate of success.

5 Cyber Criminal Ransomware Mistakes to Make You Smile

5 Cyber Criminal Ransomware Mistakes to Make You Smile

Even the criminals who attempt to lock up files in a ransomware attack make mistakes. Here’s how their missteps came back to bite them.

You’ve Been Hit by Ransomware. Now What?

You’ve Been Hit by Ransomware. Now What?

No organization wants to be in the crosshairs of a ransomware attack. But if it happens, here is how to get started with recovery.

3 Measures to Stifle the Ransomware Crisis

3 Measures to Stifle the Ransomware Crisis

We need a global reaction and strong partnerships to stop ransomware from hitting businesses in 2022.

Raccoon Stealer Campaign Highlights Robust Industrialized Criminal Market

Raccoon Stealer Campaign Highlights Robust Industrialized Criminal Market

This flavor of malware makes it easy for cyber thieves to set up business.

 New Dirty Tricks and the Latest Insights on Phishing

New Dirty Tricks and the Latest Insights on Phishing

A new Sophos report on phishing examines what IT teams are dealing with today in user inboxes.

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