Cyber Journalism: Truth Is Stranger Than FictionInvestigative Reporter Joseph Menn on Lessons Learned From the Biggest Hacks
He is known for his regular reports for Reuters, as well as for his books, including the latest: "Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World." Joseph Menn opens up on the biggest stories of the year and the lessons that must be learned.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of its RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Menn discusses:
- Stories behind his two books, "Fatal System Error" and "Cult of the Dead Cow";
- Lessons from SolarWinds and other recent headlines;
- Advice for the next generation of cybersecurity journalists.
Menn is an investigative reporter for Reuters. He wrote "Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World," which revealed that presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke had belonged to the most influential group of U.S. hackers and explained the origins of hacktivism. Menn also wrote "Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lords Who Are Bringing Down the Internet," which detailed Russian intelligence collaboration with organized crime.