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Friday, April 17 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Data Security for Journalists

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What should you do if you are contacted by a source who wants to share sensitive information? How do you prevent third parties from eavesdropping if you have a major scoop? How can you use encryption to safeguard email, chat, and text messages? This intensive training workshop will feature Micah Lee, a technologist at The Intercept who has worked with Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald. He'll be joined by Cyrus Farivar, Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica, and Patrick O'Doherty, a software engineer and privacy advocate. At this session, learn about the tools you'll need to safeguard your communications. Bring your laptop and mobile device.

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Cyrus Farivar

Senior Business Editor, Ars Technica
Cyrus [suh-ROOS] is the Senior Business Editor at Ars Technica, and is also an author and radio producer. His book, The Internet of Elsewhere – about the history and effects of the Internet on different countries around the world, including Senegal, Iran, Estonia and South Korea – was published by Rutgers University Press in April 2011. He previously was the Sci-Tech Editor, and host of "Spectrum" at Deutsche Welle Eng... Read More →
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Micah Lee

Technologist, The Intercept
Micah Lee is a technologist with a focus on operational security, source protection, privacy, and cryptography. He is a founder and board member of Freedom of the Press Foundation and the author of the “Encryption Works” handbook.An avid GNU/Linux user, he has been writing code... Read More →
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Patrick O'Doherty

Software Engineer, Intercom
Patrick O'Doherty is a software engineer at Intercom in San Francisco, and a hacker, tinkerer, and aspiring cryptoanarchist.

Friday April 17, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
The Impact Hub 901 Mission Street Suite 105 San Francisco, CA 94103

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