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
Technology

Menlo Security raises $40 million in Series C round

by Greg Otto • 4 days ago

Menlo’s business has grown on the back of its malware isolation platform.

Government

Steven Hernandez named new Department of Education CISO

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

Hernandez was the Department of Health of Human Service’s Office of Inspector General, where he served as CISO since 2010.

Technology

Pepsi denies claim that it hacked Russian government watchdog

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

A strange tale of government bureaucracy comes to light in Russia.

Financial

Bitdefender valued at $600M after private equity company buys significant minority stake

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

Vitruvian Partners, a London-based private equity firm, acquired approximately 30 percent of Bitdefender from existing shareholder Axxess Capital.

Technology

Serious flaw in Apple's MacOS allows any user to gain full root access

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

Anyone who can click a few buttons and type "root" can get admin access to Apple machines running High Sierra.

Technology

Barracuda taken private as part of $1.6B acquisition

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

Four years after the company went public, Thoma Bravo's purchse will take it off the New York Stock Exchange.

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