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Joan Goodchild


Joan is an award-winning veteran journalist, editor, writer, researcher. She is a seasoned correspondent covering the security industry with deep contacts and knowledge of the topics important to security professionals. Joan spent nine years at CSO Online, including four years acting as editor-in-chief.

Written By Joan Goodchild

Are Applications of AI in Cybersecurity Delivering What They Promised?

Many enterprises are utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies as part of their overall security strategy, but results are mixed on the usefulness of AI in cybersecurity settings.

6 Steps Every New CISO Should Take to Set Their Organization Up for Success

Starting a new job in the CISO role can feel overwhelming. But the time for security to be seen as a key player — and to have a major business impact — has never been better.

Stay Ahead of the Growing Security Analytics Market With These Best Practices

Armed with security analytics tools, organizations can benefit from big data capabilities to analyze data and enhance detection with proactive alerts about potential malicious activity.

Avoid Coal in Your Digital Stocking — Here’s How to Improve Your Security Posture in 2019

As another year ends, it's time to review your cybersecurity practices from the past year. How can you improve your security posture in 2019?

Customer Experience Priority Drags Retail Industry Cybersecurity Below Benchmarks

A recent survey found that the retail industry is among the least secure industries. What can retailers do to turn that around this holiday season?

4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Security Budget

Getting an increase security budget approved is one thing; spending it effectively is another challenge altogether. Follow these tips to get the most value out of your SOC's funds.

How an IoT Botnet Could Breach the Power Grid and Cause Widespread Blackouts

A group of researchers from Princeton revealed that, through an attack dubbed MadIoT, threat actors could leverage an IoT botnet to compromise the power grid and cause widespread blackouts.

4 Hard-Learned Lessons for CISOs

Learn these lessons for CISOs before they hitch your security strategy.

3 Novel Ways to Use Blockchain for Business Across Industries

By leveraging blockchain for business, organizations can clarify historical records and streamline transactions while significantly boosting overall enterprise security.

Why Healthcare Cyberattacks Should Be a Concern for Consumer Data Collectors

Personal health information is extremely valuable to threat actors, and companies that store customers' health data need to be wary of healthcare cyberattacks that could threaten their business.