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Joan Goodchild
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Social Engineers work on multiple levels. The key to their success is to target human nature and emotion.
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Twitter, like every other social platform, has an interesting attack surface; one that criminals have been exploiting for years. The instant connection to information offered by those platforms can be turned against their users, leading to a wide range of problems.
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A memo dated July 7, issued by the FBI and the National Counterterrorism Center, warns law enforcement and private security agencies about the practice of Google Hacking and what can be done about it.
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Fascinating read: The making of a cybercrime market
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How to prevent a website compromise like StubHub
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Who do you think made the list?
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Scareware snags more victims!!
Hold Security claims that Russian hackers have compromised over a billion passwords, but the news feels like some sort of elaborate fake AV scam.
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While big data implementations have taken off, the work needed to secure these systems has not.
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Less than 2 weeks remain to get your nomination in for the #CSO50 awards!! Recognize security projects with outstanding business value by nominating one today
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Education
  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, 1996 - 1997
    Received Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism
  • Regis College
    Communications & History (dual major), 1991 - 1995
    Graduated with dual Bachelor of Arts degree in both communications and History. Graduated with departmental honors in both majors. Wrote an honors thesis titled "Swapping Stories with Slackers: The folklore of Generation X" which explored how urban legends of the past changed and morphed into new versions to reflect the angst and trends of the current generation of youth.
  • College Year in Athens
    Classical Greek and Archaeology, 1995 - 1995
    Spent a summer semester studying classical archaeology and Greek language.
  • Aegean Institute
    Ancient and modern Greek language, classical archaeology, sociology, 1994 - 1994
    Spent a semester studying ancient Greek and modern Greek language, as well as classical archaeology and sociological patterns of the Greek people.
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Editor of CSO Magazine & CSOonline.com, a publication focused on security and risk
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Joan Goodchild drives the editorial strategy for CSO Magazine and CSOonline.com. She writes frequently about security leadership, social engineering, social media security and cybercrime.

Her previous experience in business journalism includes roles as broadcast and web editor with the Boston Business Journal and as a news writer with TechTarget. Prior to that, she worked as a television reporter and anchor for more than a decade at stations in Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont.

She is the recipient of an Edward R. Murrow award and a Scripps Howard National Journalism award, both for investigative reporting, and has a Master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Read Joan's work on CSOonline.com here:
http://www.csoonline.com/author/440077/Joan+Goodchild

Follow her on Twitter @msjoanieg

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Security journalist, mother, wife, very slow runner who loves to laugh
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