Risky Business Media was founded in 2007 by cybersecurity journalist Patrick Gray, who started writing about cybersecurity in 2001. After some time on the ZDNet Australia news desk Patrick went freelance in 2004, writing for publications like SecurityFocus, Wired.com, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald.

These days, he has colleagues:

Tom Uren: After a 15 year career with the Australian Signals Directorate Tom left government service to work at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and then Risky Business Media. He writes the Seriously Risky Business newsletter and hosts the Between Two Nerds and Seriously Risky Business podcasts.

Catalin Cimpanu: One of the most prolific cybersecurity journalists in the world, Catalin joined Risky Business in 2022 and writes the Risky Business News newsletter.

Adam Boileau: Adam co-hosts the main Risky Business podcast with Patrick Gray and works in a senior position at Australian and New Zealand cybersecurity company CyberCX.

Tirryn Ferrier: Tirryn is the commercial manager at Risky Business. He handles sponsor relationships and activity coordination and has been with the company since 2017.