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
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1.3M

Page views per month

$23M

Average security budget

85%

of CSO50 attendees hold
security/IT Management titles

Google Analytics January – June 2020; 2020 CSO Audience Portrait Study; 2019 CSO50 Executive Summary

“[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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James Henderson

Editor, CSO ASEAN

James Henderson

Editor, CSO ASEAN

As Editorial Director of Asia, James is responsible for developing the content, audience and partnership strategy of IDG’s premium enterprise and channel brands across the region, including CIO, CSO and Channel Asia. Drawing on more than 10 years of in-market experience, James specialises in converting global technology trends into regional and local insights, with a specific focus on CIO and channel partner audiences. Prior to entering the technology industry, James worked for mainstream media in the UK, Australia and New Zealand, following editorial roles at The Times of London, The West Australian and The New Zealand Herald among others.

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Yogesh Gupta

Executive Editor, CSO India

Yogesh Gupta

Executive Editor, CSO India

The executive editor at IDG India, Yogesh Gupta forefronts the editorial agenda of digital, events and data services for brands CIO, CSO, Computerworld and ChannelWorld. Reporting on the enterprise technology for over thirteen years, he is a knowledge navigator of business blueprint, management roles and leadership tactics of the corporate world. An events host, business storyteller and a social media influencer, he is at helm of IDG events (physical and virtual) for technology vendor companies hosting CIOs, CSOs, ITDMs and CXOs of India. He loves to research, talk and write on digital transformation, artificial intelligence, cyber security and new-age technologies.

In 2019, he was recognised as the star B2B editor from an elite list of 26 IDG editors across the globe. With 18 years’ plus career in media and journalism, he worked at The Times of India before joining IDG in 2007 as a senior correspondent. A Computer Engineering graduate from Mumbai University, he tweets from @yogsyogi1

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Dan Swinhoe

Editor, CSO U.K.

Dan Swinhoe

Editor, CSO U.K.

As part of the global CSO team, Dan Swinhoe provides information to cybersecurity professionals looking to better protect their organizations and further their careers, keeping them up to date with the latest security threats and trends and providing advice around security leadership. As UK editor of CSO, Dan also provides content tailored to the UK market and interviews UK security executives about the projects and initiatives they are running to support their cybersecurity objectives.

Prior to CSO, Dan spent 6 years at IDG Connect, covering a variety of global, local, and emerging market B2B technology topics including cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, Green IT, emerging tech, startups, and more.

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Scott Carey

Group Editor, U.K.

Scott Carey

Group Editor, U.K.

As Group Editor for B2B brands in the UK, Scott Carey is responsible for all content aimed at IT decision-makers in the region across CIO, Computerworld, CSO, InfoWorld and Network World. Scott continues to write regularly across the brands, mostly covering the latest cloud native and developer tooling trends, as well as tracking the major public cloud vendors for InfoWorld.

Having joined IDG in 2015, Scott is an experienced enterprise technology journalist, as comfortable writing analysis as he is hosting industry events and appearing on video and podcasts. He has a keen interest in big IT and cloud vendors, deep knowledge of the SaaS market and digital transformation at some of the UK’s biggest companies, and a contacts book that covers the industry from top to bottom. He has a diploma in magazine journalism from Cardiff University and a keen interest in sport, the media and travel, both personally and professionally.

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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 IDGC’s first ever Global Editorial Director.

Matt leads and supports IDGC’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 IDGC’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.