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CSOonline.com: This critically acclaimed website is the premier resource for enterprise security decision-makers. With full coverage on the security space that includes analysis, interviews, technical advice, product news and industry news, CSO delivers quality insights for security executives who need information they can rely on.
CSO First Look: The day’s top cybersecurity news and in-depth coverage.
CSO Update:Must-read articles for IT security pros.
Blogs & Reviews
Blogs: Created specifically for security professionals, our blogs share industry perspectives with the CSO community.
Reviews: CSO provides thorough, fair and honest reviews to assist security executives in finding the right solution for their business.
Security Priorities: Foundry’s Security Priorities study is conducted to gain a better understanding of the various security projects that organizations are focused on and will be prioritizing in the coming year. Security’s role in the enterprise is constantly evolving — today, 80% of enterprise organizations have a CISO, CSO or other top security executive — and this study outlines that evolution.
CSO50 Conference + Awards: CSO50 brings the nation’s top security decision-makers together for three days of networking, peer presentations and opportunities for buyers and sellers to connect. The annual CSO50 Awards recognize organizations for security projects and initiatives that demonstrate outstanding business value. CSO Hall of Fame inductees are also recognized at CSO50 for outstanding achievement in the security field. Drive brand visibility by becoming a partner today!
Virtual events: Participate in Foundry’s virtual event summits that provide the ultimate immersive online experience surrounding a variety of critical topics that attract and engage the industry’s most influential tech decision-makers. These interactive events provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from spectacular speakers, access world-class content, and network with their peers and solution providers. Build new and meaningful connections with IT and security decision-makers through speaking and networking opportunities by partnering with us today.
“[CSO50] is truly a conference where you hear from the people in the trenches who are developing and implementing innovative security measures to meet the needs of their companies.”2019 CSO50 Participant
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Meet CSO’s editorial leaders
Executive Editor CSO
Amy Bennett is a veteran editor with more than 15 years of experience in B2B tech publishing. In her dual role on CIO.com and CSOonline.com, Amy oversees editorial operations for these award-winning media brands unwaveringly focused on serving the information needs of IT and security leaders. Amy cut her teeth in publishing spending summers answering phones and writing product announcements at a series of small trade publications that are now long forgotten except to vintage tech enthusiasts. She joined IDG in 2000 as Web Production Manager at ITworld, following stints at Harvard Business School Publishing and Daedalus, the Journal of The American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
SVP/Managing Director CSO WW
SVP/Managing Director CSO WW
Bob Bragdon is the Senior Vice President and Managing Director CSO WW, including CSOonline.com, CSO’s portfolio of virtual and live events and the Security Smart Newsletter. A popular public speaker and analyst, Bob participates in, and hosts, numerous industry events that bring together key constituencies in the security community. As a respected name in both the media and security industries, Bob works with leaders to identify, interpret and address the challenges of today’s complex security and risk management environments. Prior to CSO, Bob served in management roles with Key3Media, Ziff-Davis, SOFTBANK, and Cahners Publishing.
Executive Editor for Global Content
Executive Editor for Global Content
Galen Gruman is executive editor for global content at IDG Communications, responsible for the editorial content in English-language editions of the B2B sites in Australia, India, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia (ASEAN countries). He’s had several roles at IDG over his 20-year tenure, including features editor, executive editor, and editor at Macworld; West Coast bureau chief of Computerworld; and executive editor of InfoWorld. Galen is a member of IDG’s global B2B Editorial Board and has led several IDG initiatives outside of editorial, including providing leadership for two CMS initiatives and serving as a member of the Macworld senior leadership team. He has also been an adjunct analyst for the IDC IT Executive Program, editor of UBM’s M-Business magazine, executive editor of Upside magazine, and associate editor at the IEEE Computer Society.
Editor-in-Chief IDG News Service
Marc Ferranti plays a key role in IDG’s international editorial strategy and has written about a wide variety of IT topics, focusing on enterprise technology. He is currently editor of CIO Africa and CIO Middle East, and the English-language editor of CIO Netherlands and Computerworld Netherlands. Marc also manages IDG’s content-syndication platform, acting as the company’s editorial liaison with licensing partners globally. He started off his IDG career as Paris bureau chief for the IDG News Service, the company’s international tech news wire service. After moving to New York, Marc became the News Service executive editor, and then editor in chief. For more than a decade, he wrote IDG’s Wall Street Beat weekly column, covering tech company financials and IT spending trends. Marc has also written for newspapers including the Wall Street Journal Europe and the International Herald Tribune, and has done radio work for networks including NPR.
An executive leader with more than two decades experience leading successful editorial teams, Matt Egan is Foundry’s (formerly IDG Communications) first ever Editorial Director.
Matt leads and supports Foundry’s world class teams of journalists in key markets across the globe, as they create expert content in multiple major world languages. He is responsible for audience development, data, content, ecommerce, analytics, video, and content strategy for the world’s most popular business-to-business and B2C technology publications and events.
Prior to his global role Matt managed Foundry’s award-winning enterprise and B2C editorial teams in the US, UK, ASEAN, France and Spain.
Matt holds a BA in English and Drama from the University of Hull. He’s married with two children and enjoys running.