ISMG Appoints New Director of Multimedia Content

ISMG Appoints New Director of Multimedia Content

Boston, MA - ISMG announced today that Joan Goodchild has joined the editorial team as the new Director of Multimedia Content to further develop the team’s growing talent.

Goodchild comes to ISMG with a wealth of experience within the industry, having spent the past nine years at CSO, where she was instrumental in increasing online readership, overseeing editorial strategy and writing about security leadership and cybercrime. Goodchild joins ISMG in the newly-created role of Director of Multimedia Content to continue ISMG’s mission of providing 24/7 news and insights to the world’s cybersecurity leaders.

“It’s a pleasure to bring aboard a new director with Joan’s breadth of experience,” says Tom Field, ISMG’s Senior Vice President of Editorial. “She will make an immediate impact on our global sites and stages.”

Goodchild has extensive experience in business journalism, including roles as broadcast and web editor with the Boston Business Journal and as a news writer covering the Windows OS with TechTarget. Prior to that, she worked as a television reporter and anchor for more than a decade.

For more information, please contact Tom Field at 603.793.6127, email

Information Security Media Group ( is a global media company that covers information security, risk management and online privacy news. ISMG has journalists throughout the United States, UK, Australia and India. ISMG’s major online brands include BankInfoSecurity, GovInfoSecurity, HealthcareInfoSecurity, DataBreachToday, InfoRiskToday and CareeresInfoSecurity.


ISMG’s Global Editorial team includes:

Tom Field: Vice President - Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its diverse cadre of senior-level editors and reporters. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning Summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables. He is based in Exeter, NH.

Howard Anderson: News Editor, ISMG

Anderson is news editor of Information Security Media Group and was founding editor of HealthcareInfoSecurity and DataBreachToday. He has more than 34 years of journalism experience, with a focus on healthcare information technology issues. Before launching HealthcareInfoSecurity, he served as founding editor of Health Data Management magazine, where he worked for 17 years, and he served in leadership roles at several other healthcare magazines and newspapers. He is based in Chicago.

Geetha Nandikotkur: Managing Editor, Asia & the Middle East, ISMG

Nandikotkur is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years' experience in newspapers, audio-visual media, magazines and research. She has an understanding of technology and business journalism, and has moderated several roundtables and conferences, in addition to leading mentoring programs for the IT community. She is based in Bangalore.

Tracy Kitten: Director of Global Events Content and Executive Editor, BankInfoSecurity & CUInfoSecurity

A veteran journalist with more than 19 years' experience, Kitten has covered the financial sector for the last 13 years. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2010, where she now serves as director of global events content and executive editor of BankInfoSecurity and CUInfoSecurity, she covered the financial self-service industry as the senior editor of ATMmarketplace, part of Networld Media. She is based in Louisville, KY.

Eric Chabrow: Host & Producer, ISMG Security Report; Executive Editor, GovInfoSecurity & InfoRiskToday

Chabrow hosts and produces the semi-weekly podcast ISMG Security Report and oversees ISMG's GovInfoSecurity and InfoRiskToday. He's a veteran multimedia journalist who has covered information technology, government and business. He is based in Greensboro, NC.

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee: Executive Editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is executive editor of Information Security Media Group's media site. She has about 30 years of IT journalism experience, with a focus on healthcare information technology issues for more than 15 years. She is based outside Boston.

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. Schwartz currently serves as the Executive Editor, DataBreach Today and for European news coverage. He is based in the UK.

Varun Haran: Global Director of Programming - Editorial, and Senior Editor, ISMG

Haran has been a technology journalist in the Indian market for over six years, covering the enterprise technology segment and specializing in information security. He has driven multiple industry events such as the India Computer Security Conferences (ICSC) and the first edition of the Ground Zero Summit 2013 during his stint at UBM. He is based in Mumbai.

Jeremy Kirk: Managing Editor, Security and Technology, ISMG

Jeremy Kirk is a 20-year veteran journalist who has reported from more than a dozen countries. An expat American now living in Australia, he is Managing Editor for Security and Technology for Information Security Media Group. He is based in Sydney.


Suparna Goswami: Principal Correspondent, ISMG

Suparna Goswami is principal correspondent at ISMG Asia and has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats ranging from global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed to Forbes Asia where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine, and leading Indian newspapers like DNA and Times of India.




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