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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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1062 articles by Dennis Fisher

CISA: Valid Accounts and Phishing Still Effective for Initial Access

A new CISA analysis of risk and vulnerability assessments at government agencies shows that the use of valid credentials and spear phishing are still the most effective initial access vectors.


New Tech Coalition Aims to Improve Network Resilience

A new coalition of tech companies, including AT&T, Cisco, Verizon, and VMware, is aiming to address the challenges to global network resilience.

Government, Critical Infrastructure

Atlassian Fixes Critical Confluence, Bamboo Bugs

Atlassian has patched three nigh-risk vulnerabilities, two in its Confluence products and one in its Bamboo products.


White House Unveils New Cyber Trust Mark for IoT Security

The new U.S. Cyber Trust Mark program is meant as a seal of approval for IoT device security and could drive more secure development practices.

Iot Security, Government

Adobe Fixes Critical ColdFusion Flaw

Adobe has released a patch for a critical bug in ColdFusion (CVE-2023-38203) and warns that a proof-of-concept analysis is available for it.