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stevemorgancvheadshotSteve Morgan, Editor-In-Chief

Steve Morgan is Founder and Editor-In-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures. He oversees all of the editorial for Cybersecurity Ventures which includes our research, quarterly and annual reports, and directories.

Steve has been involved in the computer and cybersecurity field since 1984.

Over the past two years, Steve has written dozens of reports which have been featured and cited in the media. He recently authored the ground-breaking report ‘Hackerpocalypse: A Cybercrime Revelation‘ which predicts that cybercrime damages will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion last year.

Steve writes the quarterly Cybersecurity Market Report which forecasts that the world will spend $1 trillion cumulatively on cybersecurity products and services over the next five years — from 2017 to 2021 — to combat cybercrime.

In 2014, Steve launched the Cybersecurity 500 list of the world’s hottest and most innovative cybersecurity companies, now publishing its ninth quarterly edition for Q4 2016.

The figures and trends in Steve’s reports have been featured, cited, and quoted by the leading media who cover cybersecurity including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Huffington Post, CSO, Information Week / Dark Reading, Infosecurity Magazine, SC Magazine, Computerworld, CRN, ITBusinessEdge, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, Forbes, Mashable, Business Insider, POLITICO, ZDNet, TechRepublic, TechCrunch, TheStreet, CNBC, Investor’s Business Daily, and many others.

Steve is routinely interviewed, featured, and quoted as a subject matter expert on cybercrime, cybersecurity employment, cyber defense firms, hacks, and data breaches, by major newspapers, and business, financial, technology, and cybersecurity media outlets.

As a cybersecurity reporter and contributor, Steve has written hundreds of blogs and articles for numerous media including Cyber Defense Magazine, Cyber Investing News, CSO, DarkReading, Forbes, Information Security Buzz, Investing News Network, Homeland Security Today, SandHill.com, and others.

Steve is followed and trusted by a large audience of CIOs, CISOs, Chief Security Officers, cybersecurity experts, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, corporate investors, business and finance executives, HR professionals, government technology leaders, media publishers, technology reporters, cyber event producers, and IT industry analysts.

In 2017, Steve will be the opening speaker and a panelist at the second annual Cyber Investing Summit on Wall Street at the New York Stock Exchange. He was the opening speaker and a panelist at their inaugural event in 2016.

Read Steve’s articles and blogs at SteveOnCyber.com

Follow Steve on Twitter @cybersecuritysf

Connect with Steve on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/cybersecuritysf

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