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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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543 articles by Dennis Fisher

Into the Pandora’s Box of Hardware Implants

Joe FitzPatrick, one of the small number of hardware security experts, says security teams and operators need to ask hard questions when they see claims of malicious hardware implants.

Hardware

Toward a Framework for Misinformation Campaigns

Researchers are developing a framework to analyze and describe misinformation campaigns, similar to the MITRE ATT&CK framework.

Social Engineering, Misinformation, Disinformation

Android Q Steps Up Location Privacy

Google's Android Q will include a handful of changes to the way that the OS deals with location privacy and other app permissions.

Privacy, Android

Deciphering Ocean’s Eleven

Ocean's Eleven has one of the great ensemble casts of all time, an air-tight script, and an audacious heist at its heart.

Podcast, Hacker Movies

IoT Security Bills Use Federal Spending as Leverage

Bills introduced in the House and Senate this week would require vendors selling IoT devices to the government to adhere to strict security guidelines.

Iot Security, Government