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Technology & Infosec Writer, Editor, Content Strategist. Experienced Broadcaster, Storyteller, Public Speaker, Moderator

About Me

Award-winning, veteran writer, editor, content strategist and researcher with expertise in B2B technology and information security topics. I have more than 20 years of experience covering and developing content for a wide range of audiences. As editor in chief of CSOonline, I was responsible for strategy and developing content for security professionals seeking news, analysis, features and tools for managing a security program. As a marketing content writer, my specialty is taking a complex concept and finding the story within to engage your customers.

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My Writing Samples

The Time is Now to Embrace Hyperconvergence

White paper on the topic of hyperconvergence in data centers


Security Analytics: Benefits and Best Practices for Deploying

A deep-dive industry report on security analytics tools offering best practices for IT teams to consider when researching and deploying.


7 Insights on the State of Cyber Security

Ghostwriting assignment for a client in the SAP space.


The Worst C-Level Mistakes

Ghostwriting assignment


Rising Breach Rate Drives Businesses Toward Zero Trust Security Model

Custom brand post for a security vendor.


Best Practices to Help You Reel In The Threat of Phishing

Editorial article on security awareness and phishing.




Working with B2B clients to refine their message and brand's voice. Services include: • Content Strategy Development • Content Creation • SEO Advice and Expertise • Public Speaking and Panel Moderation •Webcast and Event Hosting

Company: Cyber Savvy Media

I worked there from 10/2010 until now

Editor In Chief

As EIC, I was responsible for editorial strategy for CSOonline, a web destination for security professionals seeking news, analysis, features and tools for managing a security program. I oversaw CSO's team of reporters, writers and contributors and we provided daily insight on a broad range of security and risk management topics. Areas of focus include information security, physical security, business continuity, identity and access management, loss prevention and more.

Company: CSOonline

I worked there from 6/2013 until 6/2017

Executive Editor

Joined CSO in 2008 as senior editor. In that role, I developed and grew several crucial beat areas for security professionals, including social engineering, social media risks and the leadership/careers coverage for the site. Launched CSO's initial video and social media strategies. Promoted to executive editor in 2012.

Company: CSOonline

I worked there from 7/2018 until 6/2013

Broadcast/Web Editor

Appeared daily in a live remote business report from the BBJ newsroom that was a regular segment on the NECN morning news broadcast. See examples of my work in the projects section of this profile. I was also responsible for updating the BBJ's web site with daily news stories from around the region, as well as working with, and editing, submissions from BBJ beat reporters who provided short news stories to be posted on the web. Position required regular use of web analytic tools to understand

Company: Boston Business Journal

I worked there from 8/2006 until 7/2008

Content I Write