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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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Mint Sandstorm APT Targets Universities, Researchers

A new phishing campaign by a subset of the Iranian threat group Mint Sandstorm is targeting universities and research organizations with custom backdoors.


APT Group Targets Ivanti Flaws

An unidentified APT group is actively exploiting the two recently disclosed Ivanti Pulse Secure and Connect Secure vulnerabilities (CVE-2023-46805 and CVE-2024-21887).


Attackers Focus on Apache OFBiz Bug

Threat actors are targeting a critical flaw in the Apache OFBiz platform that was disclosed in late December.


Decipher Podcast: James Doggett

James Doggett, CISO of Semperis and a longtime executive in the financial and insurance industries, joins Dennis Fisher to discuss his career arc and the challenges of being a CISO in today's highly scrutinized and pressure-filled environment.


Decipher Library: Holiday Edition 2023

Our annual holiday book recommendation guide is here to help you discover what to read during your holiday downtime.