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

U.S. sanctions Russia over attempts to hack energy grid, NotPetya

by Greg Otto • 3 days ago

The sanctions come after the NotPetya attack and persistent attempts to break into the U.S. energy grid.


Behavioral analytics firm BioCatch raises $30M to expand product

by Greg Otto • 6 days ago

BioCatch proactively collects and analyzes more than 2,000 parameters to generate user profiles and model different types of genuine and malicious behavior.


Netsparker gets $40 million to grow its security scanner business

by Greg Otto • 1 week ago

The scanner actually exploits vulnerabilities in order to avoid false positives.


GDPR will change how companies work with cloud providers

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks ago

We keep seeing errors in the ways companies are safeguarding personally identifiable data in the cloud. Those errors will have massive consequences under Europe's new General Data Protection Regulation.


Splunk acquires Phantom Cybersecurity for $350 million

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

By combining Phantom’s product into Splunk's data automation platform, enterprises will be able to further reduce risk and respond faster to security incidents.


Why GDPR is flipping the thought process around data ownership

by Greg Otto • 4 weeks ago

In a new podcast, CyberScoop gets experts to separate fact from fiction when it comes to GDPR.

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