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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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317 articles by Dennis Fisher

Decipher Podcast: James Plouffe

James Plouffe, a former technical adviser for Mr. Robot, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the show's cultural legacy.

Podcast

Wyden Introduces Tough New Privacy Bill

Sen. Ron Wyden has introduced a new privacy measure that would allow the FTC to assess huge fines for corporations that misuse consumer data--and mean jail time for executives who lie about their companies' policies.

Privacy, Government

HTTP Request Smuggling Bug in Go Affects Kubernetes

A flaw in the way Go handles some invalid HTTP headers could allow an attacker to authenticate as any user on a Kubernetes server in some instances.

Kubernetes

Decipher Podcast: Kenn White

Kenneth White of MongoDB joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the challenges of encryption implementations in modern enterprise networks.

Podcast

Lazarus Group Deploying New macOS Backdoor

The Lazarus APT group has developed another macOS backdoor that has been delivered through a fake cryptocurrency trading app.

MacOS