Greg Otto

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.


Trump issues executive orders that will ban transactions with TikTok, WeChat parent companies

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

Both apps have been characterized as national security threats.


Gigabytes of 'sensitive' internal Intel documents dumped online

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

The company confirmed the incident is under investigation.


This matters more: How cyber pros are confronting racism in their own ranks, and beyond

by Sean Lyngaas, Greg Otto, Shannon Vavra • 2 years ago

The past week has forced the cybersecurity community to look inward and consider how its skills can secure more than computers.


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

by Greg Otto, Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

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


Duo CEO Dug Song: We have to make security simple

by Greg Otto • 2 years 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."


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

by Greg Otto • 3 years ago

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