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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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Microsoft Adds Support for WebAuthn in Edge

Microsoft Edge now supports the Web Authentication API, allowing users to login to sites without needing a password.

Microsoft, Authentication

Senators Question Law Enforcement Agencies on Use of Facial Recognition

Several senior senators have asked the heads of 39 federal law enforcement agencies to detail any and all use of facial recognition systems.

Biometrics, Facial Recognition

Errors and Ethical Questions Hit Facial Recognition Tools

A new study by the ACLU found Amazon's Rekognition software misidentified 28 members of Congress as people in arrest photos.


Senator Asks NSA, DHS, NIST to End Government Use of Flash

Sen. Ron Wyden has sent a letter to the heads of the NSA, DHS, and NIST, asking them to mandate the elimination of Flash from government sites and computers.

Bluetooth Bug Lets Attackers Listen In

A flaw in the Bluetooth specification could let a nearby attacker intercept traffic between two paired devices.

Bluetooth Security