The Security Ledger (SL) was founded in August, 2012 as an independent security news website dedicated to exploring the intersection of cyber security with business, commerce, politics and everyday life.  SL taps some of the best minds in the security space and uses in-depth reporting to bring you timely and reliable news about what’s going on in information technology and security, and how security issues will impact your every day life.

Paul Roberts, Founder & Editor in Chief


Paul Roberts
Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts is the founder and Editor in Chief of The Security Ledger (, an independent security news website that explores the intersection of cyber security with the Internet of Things.

Paul is a seasoned reporter, editor and industry analyst with more than a decade of experience covering the information technology security space. His writing about cyber security has appeared in publications including The Christian Science Monitor, MIT Technology Review, The Economist Intelligence Unit, CIO Magazine, ZDNet and Fortune Small Business. He has appeared on NPR’€™s Marketplace Tech Report, KPCC’s AirTalk, Al Jazeera and The Oprah Show.

Prior to launching Security Ledger, Paul worked as a Senior Analyst in The 451 Group’€™s Enterprise Security Practice.  He has held positions as a senior writer and editor at noted industry publications including, and Ziff Davis’s and The IDG News Service.

Paul lives outside Boston with his wife and three, spirited daughters. His hobbies include running, swimming, gardening and local politics.




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