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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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1165 articles by Dennis Fisher

Deciphering Ocean’s Eleven

Ocean's Eleven has one of the great ensemble casts of all time, an air-tight script, and an audacious heist at its heart.

Podcast, Hacker Movies

IoT Security Bills Use Federal Spending as Leverage

Bills introduced in the House and Senate this week would require vendors selling IoT devices to the government to adhere to strict security guidelines.

Iot Security, Government

Senators Ask For Transparency on Attacks on Senate Computers

Ron Wyden and Tom Cotton are asking the Senate Sergeant at Arms for numbers on cyber attacks on Senate computers.

Government

Deciphering Mission Impossible

The first Mission: Impossible film includes some ingenious hacking scenes and launched a multi-billion dollar franchise.

Podcast, Hacker Movies

New Strains of PoS Malware Continue to Rise

Two new kinds of point-of-sale malware have emerged recently and have been seen in use against various targets.

Malware