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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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407 articles by Dennis Fisher

The Hidden Joys of Security Through Obscurity

Security through obscurity isn't always a bad thing, at least in the esoteric world of ICS security.

Ics Security

Decipher Podcast: Wendy Nather

Wendy Nather, head of advisory CISOs at Duo, joins Dennis Fisher to discuss her RSA keynote speech on democratizing security and making security more usable and collaborative.

Podcast

‘Building Side Doors Is Not Going to Help’

Encryption back doors will make matters worse, not better, crypto pioneers say.

Encryption, Rsa2020

Review Finds Downgrade Attack in Solokey Firmware

A review of the SoloKey firmware found a serious downgrade attack flaw, which an attacker could use to install an older, vulnerable version. The bug has been fixed.

2fa

Decipher Podcast: Rick Altherr

Rick Altherr of Eclypsium joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the company's new research on unsigned device firmware.

Podcast