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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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1062 articles by Dennis Fisher

Mandiant Releases Scanner for Citrix ADC Bug

Mandiant has released a scanner to identify appliances that have been compromised through exploitation of CVE-2023-3519.

Citrix

Lapsus$ Analysis Finds Need for Better IAM, MFA Deployments

A detailed analysis of the activities of the Lapsus$ hacking group by the Cyber Safety Review Board shows that a focus on the basics and better usage of IAM and MFA technologies are highly effective defenses.

Government, Lapsus$

Decipher Podcast: Katelyn Bowden and TC Johnson

Katelyn Bowden and TC Johnson join Dennis Fisher to discuss the release of Veilid, a new protocol built by members of the Cult of the Dead Cow that is designed to bring true privacy and anonymity to users.

Podcast

Google to Patch Chrome Weekly

Beginning with Chrome 117, Google will ship stable channel updates on a weekly basis.

Google

Microsoft Fixes 73 Flaws in August Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixed one actively exploited vulnerability in its August patch Tuesday releases, along with 72 other bugs.

Microsoft