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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

SAP Patches Critical Flaw Across Product Line

A vulnerability in a NetWeaver component (CVE-2020-6287) that can be exploited by a remote unauthenticated attacker has been patched by SAP.

Sap

Mozilla to Cut TLS Certificate Lifespan Nearly in Half

Mozilla will reduce the valid lifespan of TLS certificates in its root store to 398 days in a move to limit exposure for keys and certificates.

Mozilla, Encryption

Google Releases Tsunami Vulnerability Scanner

Google's Tsunami scanner is designed specifically to find critical vulnerabilities in large-scale enterprise networks.

Google

Citrix Patches 11 Vulnerabilities in Several Products

Citrix has fixed 11 vulnerabilities in its ADC, Gateway, and SD-WAN appliances, some which could allow authenticated access to a target appliance.

Vulnerabilities

ACM Calls for Suspension of Facial Recognition Use

The Association for Computing Machinery, a venerable computing society, has called for the immediate suspension of the use of facial recognition systems until regulation is in place.

Privacy