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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: Wade Baker and David Severski

Wade Baker and David Severski of the Cyentia Institute join Dennis Fisher to discuss the findings from their new Information Risk Insights Study into the risk and cost of security breaches across industries.

Podcast

New Security Tools Added to Google’s Advanced Protection

Google is turning on its Play Protect app scanning feature automatically and changing which apps can be installed on Android devices associated with Advanced Protection Program accounts.

Google, Android

For Ransomware, Nighttime is the Right Time

Ransomware attackers tend to deploy their payloads at night and on weekends, when IT resources are scarce and security teams may be less active.

Ransomware

Decipher Podcast: Jo Van Bulck

Jo Van Bulck of KU Leuven joins Dennis Fisher to discuss the new load value injection attacks on processors.

Podcast

VMware Patches Critical Flaw That Allows Guest Escape

A critical flaw in VMware Fusion and Workstation could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on the host from the guest.

Vulnerabilities