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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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Decipher Library: First Edition

We've put together a list of security and privacy related book recommendations from people across the industry, from technical manuals to histories to cyberpunk fiction.

Books, Ciso, Privacy

Long Campaign Compromises MS-SQL Servers by the Thousands

An attacker based in China has been compromising thousands of MS-SQL servers for nearly two years.

Microsoft

Cloudflare Releases Warp Beta for Windows and macOS

The Cloudflare Warp security service is now available in beta for Windows and macOS, a year after the app became available for iOS and Android.

Vpn

Marriott Discloses New Data Breach

Marriott says 5.2 million customers may be affected by a new data breach disclosed today.

Data Breaches

Decipher Podcast: Rich Mogull

Rich Mogull, CEO of Securosis and a longtime paramedic and disaster medic, joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the mindsets required to prepare for and respond to both physical disasters and security incidents.

Podcast