Kate Fazzini

Leading Reporter and Expert in Cybersecurity

Highly devoted, intuitive, and goal-driven, Kate Fazzini is a leading cybersecurity, risk, and privacy expert who takes pride in being able to share her knowledge of the field.


Kate serves as a professor of cybersecurity at Georgetown University and a keynote speaker, having formerly reported extensively on cybersecurity as a staff member at The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.  Prior to her role in academics and media, Kate helped develop ideal security processes, create disaster communications plans and educate experts as a cybersecurity executive at JPMorgan Chase and Company and Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company.


Kate holds a master’s degree in strategic cybersecurity enforcement from The George Washington University and holds a B.A. in literature from The Ohio State University. She has helped build courses and teach as an adjunct professor at The University of Maryland in addition to Georgetown, and she frequently teaches bespoke education courses at Fortune 500 corporations.


Kate can provide an engaging, story-driven experience that stands apart from the typical cybersecurity event. She is known for engaging her audience and carefully crafting unique experiences depending on the audience, their level of cybersecurity knowledge and their interest in the topic.


She knows how to deliver clear, concise, and relatable messages to her readers and listeners, and does so in an authentic tone. With cybersecurity encompassing every single thing that pertains to protecting sensitive data, from personal, business, to governmental, Kate strives to be the voice to instill its vitalness and give those interested more insight and depth.


In today’s world, no matter if you are an individual, own a small business, or a mega corporation, you need to protect yourself against cyber-attacks from all angles, and Kate knows how to do just that and more.

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Kingdom of LiesUnnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime
St. Martin's Press

Kingdom of Lies follows the intertwined stories of cybercriminals and ethical hackers as they jump from criminal trend to criminal trend, crisis to crisis. A cybersecurity professional turned journalist, Kate Fazzini illuminates the many lies companies and governments tell us about our security, the lies criminals tell to get ahead, and the lies security leaders tell to make us think they are better at their jobs than they are.

See how Fazzini launched her cybersecurity communications firm. Read Kate Fazzini’s articles published by CNBC. Check out Fazzini’s latest analysis on cybersecurity in The Wall Street Journal. Follow Kate Fazzini on Twitter.