28 Apr Our Team
Meet The Crew
Our full-time staff works out of our newsroom and production studio in Northport, N.Y. with remote writers, reporters, and hosts across the U.S., in London, and in Melbourne, Australia.
- Steve Morgan, Researcher, journalist and publisher, is founder of Cybersecurity Ventures, Editor-in-Chief at Cybercrime Magazine, and Executive Producer at Cybercrime Radio. He’s co-author of the popular books “Hacker’s Movie Guide: The Complete List of Hacker and Cybersecurity Movies (2022-23 Edition)” and “Women Know Cyber: 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime.” Steve is well known for his insightful interviews with tech luminaries and celebrities, cyber law enforcement leaders, F500 and G2000 CISOs and security leaders, high-profile hackers, and ex-cybercriminals. Over the past 7 years, Steve has written more than 1,000 articles for CSO, CIO, Forbes, DarkReading, Entrepreneur, Sand Hill, and others. His annual reports on cybercrime and cybersecurity contain de facto standard statistical information found in major media outlets, academia, governments, vendors, associations, and experts globally.
- 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.
- Paul John Spaulding, GM, Production, oversees the production of our podcasts, videos, and special projects. He looks at the ordinary in unordinary ways, breaking stereotyped conventions, and gaining new insights or perspectives. Paul has directed, filmed, and edited numerous productions including radio shows, documentaries, and instructional videos. He was the director, editor and videographer for the documentary short Blackbird, a Woodstock Film Festival Official Selection. Paul received a B.S. of Arts in Digital Media Production from the State University of New York at New Paltz.
- Mobolaji Adeolu, Vice President, Creative Director, films and edits interviews, events, and other programs. Mo’s varied experience as a cinematographer and editor brings a special flavor to the Cybercrime Magazine video productions. His short film, “A Will Of Iron,” was selected by the Sundance Institute and screened at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, as part of the 5 winning films in the Sundance Institute short film challenge in collaboration with the Gates Foundation. Mo earned a BSc in systems engineering from the University of Lagos in Nigeria.
- Amanda Glassner, Deputy Editor, assists our Editor-in-Chief with all Cybercrime Magazine media, and oversees programming for “WCYB Cybercrime Radio,” our 7x24x365 Internet radio station. She was previously an editorial staff member at Marquis Who’s Who, the standard for reliable and comprehensive biographical data. Previously, Amanda spent nearly five years as a freelance writer and editor collaborating with clients in the development of short and long format written content. She earned a B.A. in English and Communications, Cum Laude honors, from the University at Albany, SUNY.
- David Braue, Editor-at-Large, contributes articles and special features to Cybercrime Magazine. An award-winning freelance technology writer, he’s been covering the IT and business sectors for 25 years. David is presently a journalist at CSO Australia and Information Age. He previously held roles as editor and writer for ZDNet, Government Technology Review, Macworld, CIO Magazine, PC Week, and others. David earned a B.A. in English from Tufts University and a Master of Criminology, Law from the University of Sydney.
- Charlie Osborne, Editor-at-Large, contributes articles and special features to Cybercrime Magazine from London. One of the top journalists in our field, Charlie covers security for ZDNet, and her work also appears in TechRepublic and other media outlets. Charlie earned a Bsc from The University of Kent. She has earned numerous certifications and took online courses in cryptography, cybersecurity and risk management at schools including Stanford, University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania, and University of London International Programmes.
- Kyle Haglund, Audio Engineer, is on the production team for the Cybercrime Magazine Podcast and the WCYB Cybercrime Radio station, where he is responsible for editing and optimizing our soundtracks. Kyle has worked as an audio engineer for leading brands including LinkedIn and Audible. He also brings sound experience to our in-house and on-location video productions. Kyle earned a Bachelors in Sound from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, and an Associates from Suffolk County Community College on Long Island.
- Sam White, Video Editor, is a key member of the Cybercrime Magazine team. He excels at storytelling, and edits remote and in-person video interviews, as well as on-location footage for our special productions including corporate profiles and documentaries. Sam previously spent 5 years as a freelance videographer, film editor and sound designer for various studios on Long Island. He has a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Production from the State University of New York at New Paltz.
- Chrys Hawkins, Senior Media Coordinator, collaborates with our guests, sponsors, and editorial team on podcast, video, and custom media productions, and on-location events. Chrys began her IT career as a Systems Programmer / Analyst with Merrill Lynch. After that, she spent 7 years working in technical support and customer service for Information Builders and Amdahl Corp. She returned to Merrill Lynch and spent 10 years there as an IT Program Manager. After raising her family, Chrys re-entered the workforce and resumed her career in project management.
- Chris Morgan, Public Relations Coordinator & Media Roadie, is responsible for guest development at the Cybercrime Radio podcast channel. He works closely with our production team to identify cybercrime and cybersecurity subject matter experts and thought leaders in the public and private sector, academia, law enforcement, and entertainment. Chris also identifies sponsors and partners for Cybercrime Magazine and Cybercrime TV. If you see us at a live event or conference, or on location, then there’s a good chance Chris is part of our team on the scene.
- Ethan Brown, Podcast Editor, is on the production team for the Cybercrime Magazine Podcast and the WCYB Cybercrime Radio station, where he is responsible for editing interviews and specials. He has worked as an editor and social media manager for podcast producers on Long Island. Ethan is also a singer and guitarist who has performed in a number of bands, playing covers as well as original music, and the maintenance of audio systems and mixing boards at a variety of venues. He earned a Certification in Audio Technology from the Milliken Technical Institute in Sayville, N.Y.
- Connor Morgan, Researcher and media production team member, compiles and curates cybersecurity content for the editors at Cybercrime Magazine. His projects include cyber and crypto experts, companies, criminals, victims, books, films, events, and schools globally. Connor is co-author of the “Hacker’s Movie Guide,” the complete list of hacker and cybersecurity movies from 1965 to present. He is also on special assignment for our popular “History of Hacking” series. Connor studied criminal justice at Suffolk County Community College and St. John’s University in New York.
- Casey Morgan, Social Media Manager, is a content creator for our Instagram and Twitter accounts. She started up our popular @WomenKnowCyber list in 2018, which became the largest list of women in cybersecurity and the inspiration for our “Women Know Cyber: 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime” book and subsequent documentary. Casey is a Junior studying marketing and a member of the crew (rowing) team at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla.