Edward is a cybersecurity writer at UpGuard. UpGuard's cybersecurity research has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Forbes, Bloomberg, Gizmodo, and Engadget.
Cybersecurity, risk analysis, third-party breaches, supply chain attack mitigation, attack surface monitoring controls, ransomware analysis.
Edward is a professional writer with comprehensive knowledge of cybersecurity shaped by his experience working with SaaS solutions, tech companies, and a major Australian bank.
His technical writing intelligence was developed while completing a Mechanical Engineering degree at the University of New South Wales.
- Authored multiple academic cybersecurity white papers across a wide range of topics including third-party risk management, data leak remediation, vendor risk assessments, and attack surface monitoring.
- His cybersecurity articles have been referenced by multiple authoritative entities including Gizmodo, The Age, Brisbane Times, and The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Developed a strong foundation in regulatory compliance from his experience working in the business settlements sector at Westpac Banking Corporation.
Edward earned his Mechanical Engineering degree at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Quote from Edward Kost
“Discontent with multi-factor authentication is inversely proportional to data breach news exposure.”