28 Apr Our Team
Our team works with an experienced group of editors, freelancers, and media contributors to bring you Cybercrime Magazine.
- Steve Morgan, Founder & Editor-in-Chief, is a well-respected cybersecurity researcher, journalist, community organizer, and publisher. He heads up all of our editorial and publishing. Steve authors annual reports on cybercrime, the cybersecurity market, and cybersecurity employment – containing de facto standard statistical information which is routinely featured and quoted by major media outlets, professional journals, academia, government leaders, technology vendors, associations, and industry experts globally. Over the past 3 years, Steve has written more than 425 articles for CSO, Cybercrime Magazine, DarkReading, Entrepreneur, Forbes, and others. In 2017, Steve was named by LinkedIn as one of 5 cybersecurity influencers to follow.
- Di Freeze, Managing Editor, is responsible for posting and managing all of our blogs, reports, lists, and community resources. She works closely with our Editor-in-Chief, writers, and contributors. Di also conducts and manages research and compilation for our special projects. Previously, she was an Editor at Sand Hill, a software industry blog and newsletter, for nearly 5 years. Before that, Di was Editor-in-Chief at Airport Journals for more than 9 years, where she interviewed high-profile aviators, and oversaw writers, photographers, news editors, copy editors and proofreaders.
- Scott Schober, Chief Media Commentator, is our Official Event Speaker, and our Video Host. He has interviewed numerous high profile cybersecurity executives, produced and hosted companion videos for our reports, and gone on location in the U.S. and Canada for our live appearances. From interviewing Kevin Mitnick, the world’s most famous hacker, on the floor of The New York Stock Exchange, to filming Robert Herjavec, Founder and CEO at Herjavec Group and a Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank, to announcing our annual Cybersecurity 500 list at the Cyber Investing Summit, Scott has been an important voice for Cybersecurity Ventures. He is author of the popular book Hacked Again.
- Tommy DeJosia, Director of Video Production, oversees and manages all aspects of our film and video production. Tommy has been responsible for numerous video, social media, and public relations projects for more than ten years. He studied creative writing and literature as a Riggio Honors Fellow at The New School in New York City under some of America’s most notable novelists and poets. Tommy also studied Screenwriting for Film and Television at The New York Film Academy. Tommy has written, directed, and produced short films, documentaries, music videos, video advertisements, commercials, and viral marketing videos. His cinematic artistry is instrumental in the conception and filming of our cybersecurity video and podcast productions.
- Dr. Anita D’Amico, U.S. Government Liaison, is our point person for interfacing with the cybersecurity and leadership teams at U.S. federal agencies, and U.S. state and local governments. Anita has worked for more than 20 years in the cybersecurity domain—starting as the head of Northrop Grumman’s first Information Warfare team. She is a human factors psychologist, a specialist in cybersecurity situational awareness, and a security researcher. Anita founded the Secure Decisions division at Applied Visions, Inc. to focus on cyber security and homeland security, and was awarded one of DHS S&T’s largest R&D efforts in application security: Application Security Threat Attack Modeling (ASTAM).
- Kerry Morgan, Cybercrime Reporter, writes our “Weekly Rundown” covering hacks, cyberattacks, data breaches, cybercriminal activity, and the business of cyber. She collaborates with our editors and contributors on special assignments including women and girls in cybersecurity. Kerry conducted research on our popular compilation of M.S. in Cybersecurity programs at universities and colleges in the U.S., which has also appeared in the media. She completed an internship at 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. Kerry received a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Scranton.
- Georgia Reid, Senior Staff Writer, covers a broad range of cybercrime and cybersecurity topics for Cybercrime Magazine. She is also the Podcast Host for our Cybercrime Studios. Georgia is an experienced tech industry journalist with a background that includes product development, marketing communications, and public relations. Earlier in her career, she was an English teacher for the New York City Department of Education. Georgia earned an M.A. in English from City University of New York / Hunter College, a B.A. in English from University of Massachusetts, and a Certificate in Marketing Management from Cornell University.
- Andrew Patti, Creative Director, is responsible for the design and development of our website, online magazine, and podcasts. He works closely with our Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor on all branding and digital media initiatives. Andrew has extensive experience in web development, photography, graphic design, marketing, product development, print, signage, special events, and licensing. He is full of passion and energy and helps shape our creative conscience.