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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: Hack-a-Sat 2022

Mark Werremeyer and Bryce Kerley join Dennis Fisher to talk about this year's Hack-a-Sat capture the flag competition, how the challenges have evolved since last year, and how the competition helps players build their hacking skills.

Podcast

CISA Warns of Critical Flaw in Honeywell SoftMaster PLC Software

A critical vulnerability in the Honeywell SoftMaster PLC controller software can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable machines.

Ics Security

Software Supply Chain Security Takes Center Stage in Washington

The Biden administration issued new guidance on software supply chain security for federal agencies, which includes requirements for self-attestations and SBOMs.

Government, Supply Chain, Solarwinds

New Regulation May Follow Twitter Disclosures

Whistleblower disclosures by former Twitter security executive Peiter Zatko have spurred Congress to consider new regulations of platform providers and social media companies.

Government

Apple Patches Zero Days in macOS Monterey, Big Sur

Apple has patched zero days in the kernel of macOS Monterey and Big Sur and also fixed 11 vulnerabilities with the release of iOS 16.

Apple, Zero Day