Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

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.


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Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 11, 2021

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 27, 2021

Food Delivery Services Face GDPR Fines Over AI Algorithms

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 4, 2021

Pegasus Spyware: World Leaders Demand Israeli Probe

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 27, 2021

Privacy Rights: GDPR Enforcement Celebrates Third Birthday

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  May 25, 2021

Attackers' Dwell Time Plummets as Ransomware Hits Continue

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  May 3, 2021

Ransomware Cleanup Costs Scottish Agency $1.1 Million

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  April 6, 2021

NHS Reports COVID-19 App Success, Backed by Strong Privacy

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 9, 2021

Privacy Fines: Total GDPR Sanctions Reach $331 Million

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 19, 2021

Are EU Privacy Regulators Starting to Find GDPR Consensus?

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  December 28, 2020

Productivity Tools May Be Monitoring Workers' Productivity

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 27, 2020

Ticketmaster Fined $1.7 Million for Data Security Failures

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  November 16, 2020

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