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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

Decipher Podcast: Katie Moussouris Returns

Katie Moussouris, hacker and CEO of Luta Security, joins Dennis Fisher for a long overdue conversation about vulnerability management, bug bounty programs, and assessing risk.

Podcast

MATA Cross-Platform Malware Framework Tied to Lazarus Group

A malware framework known as MATA that targets Windows, Linux, and macOS machines has been attributed to the Lazarus group tied to North Korea.

Apt

Deciphering The Conversation

Zoe Lindsey and Peter Baker join Dennis Fisher to break down the 1974 Francis Ford Coppola paranoid classic The Conversation, a film that predicted today's surveillance culture and is a master class is social engineering and hacking.

Podcast

Russian Attackers Target COVID-19 Vaccine Research

US and UK intelligence agencies say a Russian attack group known as APT29 is targeting organizations associated with COVID-19 vaccine research.

Apt, Russia

Google Debuts Confidential VMs to Protect Cloud Data in Use

Google Cloud Confidential VMs, now in beta, allows customers to run workloads in the cloud on data that is encrypted while it's in use.

Google, Cloud