Security news that informs and inspires
scrambled headshot of Dennis Fisher

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.

Featured Articles

119 articles by Dennis Fisher

Apple Puts Privacy and Security Out Front

Apple has launched a new privacy portal that details the company's security and privacy tools and allows users to download a copy of their personal data.

Privacy, Apple

DisruptOps Aims to Automate Cloud Security

A new SaaS firm is working to automate the security and operational aspects of cloud computing to take the burden off enterprises.

Cloud Security

Tech Companies Push Back Against Australia’s Crypto Backdoor Bill

Apple, Cisco, Mozilla, and other tech providers say a proposed law in Australia to force backdoors in encrypted services would weaken security for everyone.

Encryption, Government

Android Trojan Imitates Google Play Store

Cisco Talos researchers have discovered an Android trojan called GPlayed that mimics the Google Play store and can morph once it's installed.

Android

Foreign Cyberattacks ‘Getting Worse Not Better’

Senators and law enforcement officials warned that cyberattacks by foreign adversaries are reaching a critical point.

Government