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Jan 27 2010   8:43PM GMT

Krebs’s Security Fix is no More



Posted by: Ken Harthun
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Goes to show that I’ve gotten behind on my keeping up with security news. Health and family issues have taken an inordinate amount of my attention this month. Consequently, I just came across this announcement.

Brian Krebs, whose column “Security Fix” was often a source of information for my own posts, has left The Washington Post effective December 31, 2009. I’ll let him tell you:

This will be the last post for the Security Fix blog. Dec. 31 marks my final day at The Washington Post Company.

Over the last 15 years, I’ve reported hundreds of stories for washingtonpost.com and the paper edition. I have authored more than 1,300 blog posts since we launched Security Fix back in March 2005. Dozens of investigative reports that first appeared online later were “reverse published” in the newspaper, including eight front-page stories and a Post Magazine cover.

He’s not out of the security reporting biz, though:

I will continue to remain engaged in this increasingly vital news beat. Please stay in touch for updates in the New Year. I can be reached directly at this e-mail address.

He now has his own site, Krebs on Security, and it looks like he’s on a roll. Check it out and know that I’ll be drawing on his insight, too.

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