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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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490 articles by Dennis Fisher

Amazon Fixes Five Flaws in AWS Encryption Client

Amazon has patched five vulnerabilities in its AWS Encryption Client, including a CBC padding oracle flaw.

Aws Security

Decipher Podcast: Robert Hansen

Dennis Fisher is joined by Robert Hansen, CTO of Bit Discovery, to talk about finding forgotten network assets, breaking things, and building a business.

Podcast

When Going in Reverse Moves You Forward

Reverse engineering to find the root cause of vulnerabilities can be a frustrating task, but even the analyses that go wrong can produce lessons and new skills.

Black Hat

Decipher Podcast: Black Hat 2020

Dennis Fisher is joined by Brian Donohue, Chris Brook, and Mike Mimoso to discuss the experience of watching the Black Hat talks online this year and what progress the industry has made in keeping people secure.

Podcast

The DoH Continues to Rise

Adoption of DNS over HTTPS (DoH) continues to rise, but so do concerns about network visibility and centralization of DNS services.

Dns, Black Hat