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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: Richard Bejtlich

Security strategist, adviser, and author Richard Bejtlich joins the podcast to talk about the evolution of incident response and how the security community has changed over the last 20 years.

Podcast

IoT Botnets Turn Attention to Enterprises

The Mirai and Gafgyt IoT botnets recently have begun adding exploits for vulnerabilities in enterprise products.

Apache

Tor Browser Comes to Android

The Tor Browser, which allows for private web browsing, is now available for the Android platform.

Encryption

Crypto Backdoor Law Unlikely Soon

Policy experts say that legislation mandating encryption backdoors are not on the horizon in the U.S., but could be a reality soon in the U.K. and Australia.

Encryption

Facebook and Twitter Move to Fight Disinformation Campaigns

The two dominant social media platforms are changing the way they verify users in an effort to fight foreign influence operations.

Facebook, Twitter, Disinformation