Editorial Cybersecurity Journalist



New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About SecurityScorecard:

SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings, with over 12 million companies continuously rated, operating in 64 countries. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh and funded by world-class investors, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 25,000 organizations for self-monitoring, third-party risk management, board reporting, and cyber insurance underwriting; making all organizations more resilient by allowing them to easily find and fix cybersecurity risks across their digital footprint.

Headquartered in New York City, our culture has been recognized by Inc Magazine as a "Best Workplace,” by Crain’s NY as a "Best Places to Work in NYC," and as one of the 10 hottest SaaS startups in New York for two years in a row. Most recently, SecurityScorecard was named to Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2023 and to the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in 2023 award recognizing “forward-thinking employers for their unwavering commitment to employee engagement.” SecurityScorecard is proud to be funded by world-class investors including Silver Lake Waterman, Moody’s, Sequoia Capital, GV and Riverwood Capital.

About the Role:

SecurityScorecard is looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual to lead the creation and implementation of our cybersecurity media division. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in cybersecurity, comprehensive knowledge of current technologies and industry standards, and a proven ability to produce high-quality journalism. This role involves researching, writing, and editing articles on various cybersecurity topics, such as current threats and vulnerabilities, emerging technologies and trends, and best practices for cyber defense. Additionally, the candidate will create and deliver digital content including podcasts, videos (both long and short-form), and social media content.

The successful candidate should be able to translate complex technical information into clear, engaging content for a non-technical audience, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy. Responsibilities also include sourcing and verifying information from experts, government agencies, and industry reports, conducting interviews, and collaborating with a team of journalists and editors.


  • Create a destination media hub for cybersecurity professionals, including written content, podcasts, and multimedia, that drives massive traffic volume and emerges as a major cybersecurity media hub for original content
  • Build a team of content creators and journalists that will contribute on a regular basis with compelling content
  • Source and verify information from experts, government agencies, and industry reports
  • Conduct interviews with industry experts and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with a team of journalists and editors to produce high-quality content


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience as a journalist or reporter covering cybersecurity
  • Proven track record of producing high-quality content
  • Strong background in cybersecurity with in-depth knowledge of current technologies and industry standards
  • Excellent research and writing skills, with the ability to translate complex technical information into clear, engaging articles
  • Experience in creating podcasts and video content (long and short-form)
  • Experience in developing and executing social media strategies
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team


Specific to each country, we offer a competitive salary, stock options, Health benefits, and unlimited PTO, parental leave, tuition reimbursements, and much more!

The estimated salary range for this position is $150,000 - $250,000. Actual compensation for the position is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to affordability, skills, qualifications and experience, and may vary from the range. In addition to base salary, employees may also be eligible for annual performance-based incentive compensation awards and equity, among other company benefits.

SecurityScorecard is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and embraces diversity. We believe that our team is strengthened through hiring and retaining employees with diverse backgrounds, skill sets, ideas, and perspectives. We make hiring decisions based on merit and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex or gender (including pregnancy) gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, marital, veteran, disability status or any other protected category in accordance with applicable law.

We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, in accordance with applicable law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please contact talentacquisitionoperations@securityscorecard.io.

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SecurityScorecard does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. Please note that we do not provide immigration sponsorship for this position. #LI-DNI