Greg Otto

Greg Otto

Managing Editor

Greg Otto is the managing editor of CyberScoop, overseeing all editorial content for the website. Previously, Greg was FedScoop's technology editor, covering all of the innovative tech government is leveraging: cloud computing, mobility, cybersecurity, open source and enterprise architecture. He also covers technology developments at the FCC, the Commerce Department, NASA, the Energy Department and the Justice Department. Previously, Greg was the Assistant Managing Editor for Digital at Washington Business Journal, where he covered D.C.'s tech startups while overseeing all digital content. He was also a News Editor at U.S. News & World Report, covering a wide range of topics from technology to crime to culture. Before that, he served as a web editor for WTOP News, winning an Edward R. Murrow award in 2009. Greg holds a B.A. in Journalism from Temple University. ᐧ
Financial

Equifax fined maximum penalty under 1998 UK data protection law

by Greg Otto • 4 days ago

The fine amounts to $664,000.

Financial

Magecart strikes again, this time at electronics retailer Newegg

by Greg Otto • 5 days ago

Researchers say the hacking group is getting better at finding ways to leverage faults in Javascript to hide and carry out breaches of credit card payment systems.

Government

Deterrence or waste of time? Experts at odds over DOJ's actions on North Korea

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

There's a rift among legal and cybersecurity experts over the way in which government handled the recent complaint against North Korea.

Government

FBI loses another cybersecurity expert to private sector

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

Trent Teyema, FBI's section chief for cyber readiness, is taking a job in the government-focused wing of Parsons Corporation.

Government

Senators want answers on State Department's glaring cybersecurity gaps

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

The bipartisan group is particularly focused on the department's lack of multi-factor authentication.

Technology

Sysdig raises $68.5 million for container security solutions

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

The company specializes in platforms that help developers monitor and protect their containers and microservices.