Greg Otto

Greg Otto

Editor-in-Chief

Greg Otto is Editor-in-Chief of CyberScoop, overseeing all editorial content for the website. Greg has led cybersecurity coverage that has won various awards, including accolades from the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. Prior to joining Scoop News Group, Greg worked for the Washington Business Journal, U.S. News & World Report and WTOP Radio. He has a degree in broadcast journalism from Temple University.
Government

HHS saw increase in network scanning in midst of COVID-19 outreach

by Greg Otto • 4 months ago

HHS saw an uptick in scanning, and U.S. officials are investigating.

Financial

Duo CEO Dug Song: We have to make security simple

by Greg Otto • 5 months ago

"We need to re-design our security experiences and workflows into things that can easily be adopted by users," Song says. "Because if there’s friction, they will find a different path."

Technology

Critical flaw in Citrix applications could allow unauthorized access to internal networks

by Greg Otto • 6 months ago

The company that discovered the flaw says "at least 80,000 companies in 158 countries are potentially at risk."

Technology

Wawa says payment processing servers were hacked, potentially affecting all of its stores

by Greg Otto • 7 months ago

Malware affected customer payment card information used at potentially all locations of the East Coast convenience store chain.

Financial

Exclusive: PR software firm exposes data on nearly 500k contacts

by Greg Otto • 7 months ago

The company removed the bucket from the open internet after being contacted by CyberScoop.

Technology

'Sandworm' book review: To understand cyberwar, you must understand Ukraine

by Greg Otto • 8 months ago

The new book explains why Ukraine has been linked to almost every major cyberattack and how cyberwarfare's ultimate consquence is the danger to people's lives.

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