Business Risk Leadership

CSO is the leading information source for chief security officers (CSOs) and senior executives when making critical decisions regarding effective security and risk practices while driving business forward. Security leaders trust CSO, with its incisive content that addresses all security disciplines, from risk management to network defense to fraud and data loss prevention. Learn about and engage with security executives through our premium editorial content, research, executive events, social platforms and more.

What We Cover

  • Application Security
  • Careers
  • Cloud Computing
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Cyber Attacks
  • Identity Management
  • Regulation
  • Risk Management
  • Vulnerability
  • Small Business
Get to Know CSO’s Audience
1.5M

Page views per month

$103M

Average security budget

90%

of CSO50 attendees hold
security/IT Management titles

Google Analytics, 6-month Average, January 2021- June 2021; CSO Audience Profile Survey, 2021; CSO50 Conference + Awards Executive Summary, October 2020

“[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

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Amy Bennett

Executive Editor, CSO

Amy Bennett

Executive Editor

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. 

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Eric Knorr

Editor-in-Chief, Enterprise

Eric Knorr

Editor-in-Chief, Enterprise

Eric Knorr is the Editor in Chief of IDG Enterprise. A technology journalist since the start of the PC era, he has developed content to serve the needs of IT professionals for the past decade. He is the former editor of PC World magazine, the creator of the best-selling The PC Bible, a founding editor of CNET, and the author of hundreds of articles analyzing enterprise tech. Eric has received the Neal and Computer Press Awards for journalistic excellence.

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Bob Bragdon

SVP/Managing Director CSO WW

Bob Bragdon

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.

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Galen Gruman

Executive Editor for Global Content

Galen Gruman

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.

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Marc Ferranti

Editor-in-Chief, IDG News Service

Marc Ferranti

Editor-in-Chief

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.

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Matt Egan

Global Editorial Director

Matt Egan

Global Editorial Director

An executive leader with more than two decades experience leading successful editorial teams, Matt Egan is IDG Communications’ first ever Global Editorial Director.

Matt leads and supports IDG’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 IDG’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.

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