Dick O’Brien

Principal Editor, Symantec

Dick O’Brien is the principal research editor for Symantec’s threat intelligence team. While his work has covered the entire cybersecurity threat landscape, he specializes in writing about targeted attack actors. Based in Ireland, he is one of Symantec’s main press spokespeople in Europe, the presenter of the weekly Symantec Cyber Security Brief podcast and one of the main authors of Symantec’s annual Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR). Prior to joining Symantec, O’Brien worked as the technology editor for the Sunday Business Post newspaper in Dublin.