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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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285 articles by Dennis Fisher

Ill Communication: Improving Security By Talking It Out

Improving communication between security teams and the rest of the organization can greatly improve an enterprise's security posture.

Black Hat

New Weaknesses Found in WPA3

Researchers have discovered two new flaws in the Dragonfly handshake in the WPA3 WiFi security standard.

Encryption

Kazakhstan HTTPS Interception a ‘Dangerously Misguided Policy’

The Kazakhstan government's efforts to intercept HTTPS connections and eavesdrop on secure traffic is a dangerous policy, experts say.

Privacy

Slack Reveals New Details on 2015 Compromise

Four years after an intrusion, Slack has discovered new details about the incident and moved to reseat many users' passwords.

Data Breaches, Passwords

Privacy Badger Starts Blocking Google Analytics

The EFF's Privacy Badger browser extension is now blocking Google Analytics through a change to detect cookie sharing.

Privacy