Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.


Ransomware: Average Ransom Payout Increases to $41,000

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 1, 2019

Ransomware School: The Rise of GandCrab Disciples

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 1, 2019

NCSC Investigated 658 Serious Cybersecurity Incidents

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 23, 2019

Sodinokibi Ransomware Gang Appears to Be Making a Killing

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 18, 2019

Baltimore Ransomware Carnage Compounded by Local Storage

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 30, 2019

Supply Chain Attacks: Hackers Hit IT Providers

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 19, 2019

Ransomware Gangs Practice Customer Relationship Management

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 13, 2019

Texas Ransomware Responders Urge Remote Access Lockdown

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 6, 2019

Do Ransomware Attackers Single Out Cyber Insurance Holders?

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  September 3, 2019

Ransomware: As GandCrab Retires, Sodinokibi Rises

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 17, 2019

Why Application Security Is Your Best Cyber Defense

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 8, 2019

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