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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 Podcast: Chris Kirsch

Chris Kirsch, CEO of runZero, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the problem of trying to secure what you don't know you have, asset management, and his history in the original crypto war.


New Ivanti MobileIron Core Bug Emerges

Rapid7 researchers have found a new flaw (CVE-2023-35082) in Ivanti MobileIron Core 11.2 and earlier.


Less Than Zero Day: What’s Causing the Drop in Usage of Unknown Bugs

The number of zero days detected in the wild in 2022 dropped 40 percent from the previous year, but researchers say that doesn't mean we're getting better at security.

Zero Days, Google

CISA: Valid Accounts and Phishing Still Effective for Initial Access

A new CISA analysis of risk and vulnerability assessments at government agencies shows that the use of valid credentials and spear phishing are still the most effective initial access vectors.


New Tech Coalition Aims to Improve Network Resilience

A new coalition of tech companies, including AT&T, Cisco, Verizon, and VMware, is aiming to address the challenges to global network resilience.

Government, Critical Infrastructure