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Dennis Fisher

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Dennis Fisher is an award-winning journalist who has been covering information security and privacy since 2000.

He is one of the co-founders of Threatpost and previously wrote for TechTarget and eWeek, when magazines were still a thing that existed. Dennis enjoys finding the stories behind the headlines and digging into the motivations and thinking of both defenders and attackers. His work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Improper Bostonian, Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge, and most of his kids’ English papers.

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84 articles by Dennis Fisher

Facebook Hands Out Research Grants for Defensive Technologies

Facebook has given academic researchers more than $800,000 to pursue proposals for new defensive techniques.

Facebook

‘Everyone Who Cares About User Security Needs to Collaborate’

As the world's dependence on technology continues to increase, the need for collaboration on defensive projects is becoming more acute, as well.

Decipher

Decipher Podcast: Black Hat Preview

Decipher editors Dennis Fisher and Fahmida Rashid preview this year's Black Hat USA conference in the first episode of the podcast.

Decipher

New Tool Enables Detection of Twitter Bots at Scale

Two researchers have developed a model that can detect bot accounts on Twitter at a massive scale and with a high degree of accuracy.

Twitter, Black Hat

Dennis Has Some Questions About…Passwords

People love to hate passwords and most of us aren't very good at creating and remembering them. But we still need them so here's how to create strong passwords.

Decipher