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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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813 articles by Dennis Fisher

Attackers Used Stolen OAuth Tokens to Download Private GitHub Repositories

A threat actor used stole OAuth tokens for third-party integrators Heroku and Travis-CI to access and download private GitHub repositories belonging to dozens of companies.

Github

Decipher Podcast: Martin Roesch

Martin Roesch, CEO of Netography and creator of Snort and former CEO of Sourcefire, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about why he decided to come out of retirement and what the big challenges are for security right now.

Podcast

Meta Disrupts Two Iranian Threat Groups

Meta has disrupted the operations of two Iranian threat actors, including UNC788 and a previously unidentified group, that were using the company's platforms to target a wide range of victims.

Iran, Facebook

Government Needs to be ‘Postured for the Future’ of Cyber Threats

The U.S. government and military is looking to attract and retain more talented cyber operators to keep pace with the evolving threat landscape.

Government

Decipher Podcast: Tazin Khan

Tazin Khan, founder of Cyber Collective, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the ethos behind the group's work and the challenges of educating people about the safest ways to use technology.

Podcast