About eSecurity Planet

eSecurity Planet is a leading independent resource for IT professionals who are actively researching cybersecurity vendors, processes, best practices, and trends. Founded in 2000, the site provides in-depth analysis and reviews of a wide range of cybersecurity products, along with instruction for how to approach common security challenges and informational deep-dives into advanced cybersecurity topics. eSecurity Planet is part of TechnologyAdvice’s portfolio of B2B technology websites.

Through rigorous research and decades of experience, eSecurity Planet brings perspective and depth unmatched in the cybersecurity industry. See our editorial policy.

eSecurity Planet is led by managing editor Meghan Lafferty, who also serves as associate director of content for TechnologyAdvice’s enterprise IT–focused websites. Meghan supports the writers and editors for the sites to provide the best, most comprehensive answers to readers’ questions. Prior to joining TechnologyAdvice, she worked for Selling Signals, an online publication geared toward B2B sales reps and managers, and a healthcare trade publication covering topics for C-suite and health IT professionals.

eSecurity Planet staff writers include:

Jenna Phipps has years of experience in B2B technical content writing. She covers security practices, vulnerabilities, data protection, and the top products in the cybersecurity industry. Jenna also writes about the importance of cybersecurity technologies and training in business environments, as well as the role that security plays in data storage and management.

Maine Basan has a foundation in eLearning content development, research, and academic CRM implementation. She studied BA Communication Arts at the University of the Philippines. She now leverages her communication experiences as a writer and product analyst, engaging the B2B audience with insights into cybersecurity trends and solutions.

Chad Kime covers a variety of security, compliance, and risk topics. Before joining the site, he studied electrical engineering at UCLA, earned an MBA from USC, managed 200+ ediscovery cases, and helped market a number of IT and cybersecurity products, then transitioned into technical writing policies and penetration test reports for MSPs and MSSPs. Chad served as eSecurity Planet’s lead writer until his retirement in May 2024.

eSecurity Planet has also published work from a number of long-time independent contributors, including Drew Robb, Henry Newman, Aminu Abdullahi, Shelby Hiter, Jeff Goldman, Julien Maury, Kihara Kimachia, and Tom Taulli.