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Dennis Fisher

Editor in Chief

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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151 articles by Dennis Fisher

Developers Worry About Long-Term Effects of Anti-Encryption Law

Developers of secure messaging apps say there could be unforeseen long-range effects of anti-encryption laws in Australia and elsewhere.

Privacy, Encryption

New Privacy Bill Would Hold Companies Liable for Data Misuse

The Data Care Act, introduced in the Senate this week, would provide large fines for companies that misuse, sell or share user data without permission or proper safeguards.

Privacy, Government

Deciphering WarGames

Decipher Editor-in-Chief Dennis Fisher is joined by Zoe Lindsey and Peter Baker of Duo Security to dive into hacker movie classic WarGames.

Podcast

Warner: U.S. Needs a New Doctrine in Cyberspace

Sen. Mark Warner said the U.S. was blinded by its assumed superiority in cyber operations and was unprepared for its adversaries' recent moves.

Government

New Australian Law Poses Risk to Encrypted Services

The Australian Parliament has passed a new law that requires technology companies to provide access to encrypted communications.

Encryption, Privacy