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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

‘People Have a Right to Free Speech, But a Bot Doesn’t’

In the era of disinformation, manipulation and influence operations, platform providers, enterprises, and government agencies are working to find policy and technical solutions.

Rsac2019, Government

Decipher Podcast: RSA 2019

Dennis Fisher, Fahmida Rashid, Mike Mimoso and Jessy Irwin gather to talk about RSA Conference.

Podcast

FBI Intensifies Its Focus on Cybercrime

FBI Director Christoper Wray said the bureau considers cybercrime and other cyber attacks to be an unprecedented threat right now.

Fbi, Government Security

‘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