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
Editor in Chief

Paul Roberts, Founder & Editor in Chief


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.

Elizabeth Montalbano is a correspondent for Security Ledger, reporting from Portugal.

Elizabeth Montalbano, Correspondent

Elizabeth Montalbano has been a professional journalist for 13 years and is currently a freelance writer and entrepreneur living in southwest Portugal. Previously, she lived and worked in New York CIty and San Francisco, covering Microsoft as a beat reporter for the IDG News Service, an international wire service. She also writes for Informationweek and has been a contributing writer for CNNMoney.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Montalbano has a bachelor’s degree in English/Communications from De Sales University and a master’s degree in creative writing from Arizona State University.

You can reach her by email at:  liz (at) securityledger (dot) com | Twitter: @lizoleeta

Jack Monahan, Editorial Intern

Jack is an editorial intern at Security Ledger and a rising senior at Franklin & Marshall College.

Jack Monahan is an editorial intern at The Security Ledger, where he assists our editorial team in story research and reporting. Jack is a rising senior at Franklin & Marshall College where he studies Government and History. He is interested in International Relations, Cybersecurity, and Elections. His research has ranged on issues of White Hat Hacking, Election Security, Brexit, as well as the Syrian Refugee Crisis.

You can reach him at: jack (at) securityledger (dot) com.

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