Derek B. Johnson SC Media | Page 2 of 16

Derek B. Johnson

Senior Reporter, threat intelligence and innovation, SC Media
Derek is a senior reporter covering cybersecurity tech innovation and threat intelligence. He spent three years covering the federal government, data breaches, intelligence agencies, APTs and election security for Federal Computer Week. Prior to that, he worked as an independent freelance technology journalist and a tech contracting analyst for Deltek. Derek has a bachelor's degree in print journalism from Hofstra University and a master's degree in public policy from George Mason University.

Most recent articles by Derek B. Johnson

Three takeaways from the Colonial Pipeline attack

Some saw Colonial Pipeline as a typical ransomware attack, albeit on a vulnerable target. Others saw this as reflective of weaknesses in the security posture of the nation’s critical infrastructure. And others felt the incident showcased inadequacies in the existing framework for public-private partnership. Here we offer a rundown of some notable characteristics and outcomes.

Next post in 2021 RSA Conference