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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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GitHub Opens Up Security Advisory Database

GitHub is opening is security Advisory Database to contributions to the community, allowing new research and improvements to help secure the software supply chain.


New FBI Unit Will Focus on Cryptocurrency Exploitation

The FBI is forming a new Virtual Asset Exploitation unit to trace cryptocurrency crimes and ransomware profits.

Government, Ransomware

Q&A: Chris Eng

Chris Eng, chief research officer at Veracode, recently joined Dennis Fisher on the Decipher podcast to talk about the company's new State of Software Security report and trends in enterprise security.

Software Security

Linux Kernel Stack Overflow Patched

A remotely exploitable stack overflow (CVE-2022-0435) in the TIPC module of the Linux kernel has been patched.


Decipher Podcast: Chris Eng

Chris Eng of Veracode joins Dennis Fisher to talk about the company's new State of Software Security report and what's driving the increase in enterprises scanning their apps for vulnerabilities.

Podcast, Vulnerabilities