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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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Ingredient List Only Part of the Recipe to Fix Supply Chain Security

The requirement for vendors to provide a software bill of materials for the apps they sell to federal agencies will only address part of the supply chain risk, experts say.

Government, Software Security, Solarwinds

VMware Patches Critical Flaw in vCenter

VmWare has released updates for a critical flaw in several versions of its vCenter Server virtualization product that can be used for remote code execution.

Vmware

DarkSide Affiliates Looking to Get Paid in Full

The shutdown of the DarkSide ransomware group has affiliates seeking resolution for unpaid ransom fees.

Ransomware

Q&A: Kimberly Goody

Kimberly Goody of the FireEye cyber crime analysis team explains the ransomware-as-a-service model and the recent changes some groups have made to their operations.

Ransomware

Decipher Podcast: Kimberly Goody

Dennis Fisher talks with Kimberly Goody from FireEye's cybercrime analysis team about the DarkSide ransomware operation, the emergence of the ransomware-as-a-service model, and what might be next for these groups.

Podcast, Ransomware