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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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694 articles by Dennis Fisher

‘Imagination Makes Us Better Hackers’

CISA Director Jen Easterly said the agency's new Joint Cuber Defense Collaborative seeks imagination and innovation in the hacker community to help secure critical infrastructure.

Black Hat, Cisa, Government

Supply Chain Security: ‘The Government Is Not Going to Fix This’

At Black Hat, Matt Tait of Corellium said the supply chain security problem may get far worse if platform providers don't step in to address it.

Blackhat, Supply Chain

Whole of Government Effort, Collaboration Needed to Disrupt Ransomware

A whole of government approach, along with collaboration from the private sector, is key to disrupting the ransomware ecosystem.

Ransomware, Government, Cisa

Decipher Podcast: Jules Okafor

Jules Okafor, CEO of RevolutionCyber, joins Dennis Fisher to talk about her unconventional career arc, the importance of empathy in leadership and communications, and why conventional security awareness programs don't work.

Podcast

Biden Moves to Reinforce Critical Infrastructure Security

A new National Security Memorandum from President Biden sets performance goals for critical infrastructure security and creates a new CI security initiative.

Government, Ransomware