Inside the Media Mind of Jamey Tucker: What the Tech?

This week on Inside the Media Minds we sat down with Jamey Tucker, tech reporter and founder of What the Tech, a TV segment breaking down consumer technology for the everyday person. Ever since middle school, Jamey knew he wanted to work in TV and radio. That drive certainly served him well as his long […]

Inside the Media Mind of James Coker: The Cybersecurity “Run” Down

This week on Inside the Media Minds we sat down with James Coker, tech reporter at Infosecurity Magazine. Following an ‘unusual’ path to journalism, he began his career in finance, but quickly realized his passions were elsewhere. While maintaining his position, he earned his Master’s degree in journalism before diving into his new career.  While […]

Media Insight 2020: How Americans Are Consuming News and Who Do We Trust?

Amid all of the hype about news and disinformation that has been circling in this most unusual year, we thought we’d ask ordinary Americans what their news consumptions habits really are. In our December survey, we got insights from more than 600 people across the country about how important the news is to them, and […]

Inside the Media Mind of Tara Seals: Technical Reporting with an Approachable Twist

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we welcome Tara Seals (@wirelesswench), Senior Editor at Threatpost, an independent news site reporting on IT and business security to tech-savvy professionals.  Tara started off her career as an enterprise technology journalist in 1999 and has gained a wide-range of experience ever since. Throughout the years, […]

Inside the Media Mind of Mike Vizard: 30 Year Technology Journalism Veteran

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we sat down with Mike Vizard, a freelance contributor to numerous IT publications. A Civil War history buff by choice and a technology journalist by trade, Mike loves to be in the know on the “bleeding edge” of technology. Over the course of his 30 years […]

Virtual CYBERTACOS Media Roundtable: How the Pandemic Has Changed Cybersecurity Reporting (Possibly for Good)

In the post COVID-19 world, cybersecurity journalists are – like the rest of us – adjusting to a time when there are fewer moments for face-to-face contact, and work-related phone calls/interviews are sometimes interrupted by a dog barking or doorbell ringing in the background. For these reporters, the news cycle is spinning more swiftly than […]

How Technology Providers Can Engage with the Federal Government in Spite of Pandemic Challenges

  Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have all become more reliant on the Internet. In fact, OpenVault’s Q1 2020 Broadband Insights Report noted that broadband data usage increased 47 percent over Q1 2019 just in the U.S. and Europe. That’s undoubtedly largely driven by the massive shift to remote work. Federal government employees […]

Down to the Wire – Who’s Controlling Our Election?

I just attended a very thought-provoking webinar on Securing America’s Voice: Cybersecurity and the 2020 Election. Hosted by Dave Bitner of #TheCyberWire, and featuring Todd Carroll, CISO & VP Operations, #CybelAngel, and Chris Coleman, Principal and Founder, Dominus Group LLC, the discussion presented some frank insights from subject matter experts with a deep understanding of […]

Inside the Media Mind of Jennifer DiMascio: Aviation Week

This week on Inside the Media Minds, we welcome Jennifer DiMascio, Managing Editor of Aviation Week. With previous stops at Inside Washington, Defense Daily and Politico, Jen has more than 18 years of experience covering defense and space industry news in Washington, D.C. To Jen, journalism is the key to opening new worlds, and aviation […]

Inside the Media Mind of Steve Zurier: Freelance Journalism at its Finest

This week on Inside the Media Minds, our host Christine Blake spoke with Steve Zurier, a freelance journalist writing about technology and cybersecurity for over 30 years.  Steve has always been on the cutting edge of tech and first dove into the world of computers in the ‘90s while working at Government Computer News and […]