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.


Data Protection Fines: UK Privacy Watchdog Updates Guidance

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  March 25, 2024

Privacy Watchdog Cracks Down on Biometric Employee Tracking

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  February 26, 2024

Privacy Watchdog Slams Sharing of Patient Data Via WhatsApp

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 2, 2023

Security Alert: Exploit Chain Actively Hits ColdFusion

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 18, 2023

Capita Issued Erroneous Breach Details, Officials Report

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  May 24, 2023

How Geopolitical Tensions Are Affecting the Threat Landscape

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  April 28, 2023

Ransomware Profits Dip as Fewer Victims Pay Extortion

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 23, 2023

'Unintended Consequences': Post-GDPR Whois Access Problems

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 22, 2022

Profiles in Leadership: Sean Mack

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  July 25, 2022

Profiles in Leadership: Rob Hornbuckle

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  June 30, 2022

Privacy Fines: GDPR Sanctions in 2021 Exceeded $1 Billion

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  January 18, 2022

Profiles in Leadership: Peter Van Lierde

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  October 11, 2021

Data Breach Culprits: Phishing and Ransomware Dominate

Mathew J. Schwartz  •  August 27, 2021

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