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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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1107 articles by Dennis Fisher

‘Who Knows What These Computers Are Doing?’

The ever-growing complexity of modern computing devices is making it more and more difficult to secure them.

Rsac, Encryption

Decipher Podcast: Yonathan Klijnsma

Yonathan Klijnsma of RiskIQ has been researching the Magecart skimming group for several years and speaks with Dennis Fisher about Group 4's tactics and targets.

Podcast, Magecart

Privacy, Policy, and the Illusion of Control

Congress seems intent on passing federal data privacy legislation, but simply giving consumers more control won't be enough.

Privacy

Deciphering Sneakers

Sneakers isn't just one of the best hacker movies of all time, it's a spiritual successor to WarGames and one of the most entertaining movies ever. Full stop.

Podcast, Hacker Movies

ICANN Warns of ‘Ongoing and Significant’ Threat to DNS

A series of DNS-hijacking campaigns against government agencies and other organizations has led ICANN to call for full deployment of DNSSEC and other protective measures.

Dns Security