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Steve Morgan, Editor-In-Chief

Steve Morgan is Founder and Editor-In-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures. He oversees all of our editorial, which includes research, reports, lists, blogs and community services.

Steve has been in the information technology field since 1984. His experience with cybersecurity began in 1995, and he’s been heavily involved with it ever since — primarily as a researcher, journalist, and publisher.

Over the past three years, Steve has written dozens of reports which have been featured and cited in the media. His most popular include:

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

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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, CIO, CSO, Information Week / Dark Reading, Infosecurity Magazine, SC Magazine, Computerworld, CRN, ITBusinessEdge, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, Forbes, Mashable, Business Insider, POLITICO, ZDNet, TechRepublic, TechCrunch, TheStreet, CNBC, Investor’s Business Daily, The Motley Fool, and a long list of 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, Entrepreneur, 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, academia, media publishers, technology reporters, cyber event producers, and IT industry analysts.

Steve is on the Advisory Board for Code Dx, a cybersecurity software developer which grew from research funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate’s Small Business Initiative Research (SBIR) program. He’s a commercialization advisor to Secure Decisions, which focuses on research and product development areas related to national security including information assurance, computer network defense, cyber security education, and application security.

LinkedIn named Steve one of 5 cybersecurity influencers to follow, and called him invaluable within the LinkedIn technology community.

Read Steve’s articles and blogs at SteveOnCyber.com

Follow Steve on Twitter @cybersecuritysf, or connect with him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/cybersecuritysf. Send story tips and feedback to Steve’s Suggestion Box.