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Saturday, April 18 • 11:40am - 12:40pm
Data Security for Reporters

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If it has never occurred to you to wonder if someone is eavesdropping on your online communications, this session might be for you. Learn why journalists are beginning to encrypt their emails, text messages, and chats. Learn why reporters are taking steps to shield their online identities when browsing the websites of powerful corporations or agencies they plan to report on. Learn about the importance of safeguarding your online communications from two experts in digital security: Eva Galperin of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Trevor Timm of the Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Speakers
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Eva Galperin

Global Policy Analyst, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Eva Galperin is a Global Policy Analyst atthe Electronic Frontier Foundation. Her work is primarily focused on privacy and security for vulnerable populations around the world. To that end, she has applied the combination of her political science and technical background to everything from organizing EFF's Tor Relay Challenge to writing privacy and security training materials to publishing research on malware in Syria and Vietnam. Follow her... Read More →
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Morgan Marquis-Boire (Citizen Lab)

Director of Security, First Look Media
Morgan Marquis-Boire is a Senior Researcher and Technical Advisor at the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. He is the Director of Security for First Look Media and a contributing writer for The Intercept. Prior to this, he worked on the security team at Google. He is a Special Advisor to the Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco and an Advisor to the United Nations Inter-regional Crime and Justice... Read More →
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Quinn Norton

Freelancer, Wired, The Atlantic, Maximum PC
Quinn Norton is a writer who likes to hang out in the dead end alleys and rough neighborhood of the Internet, where bad things can happen to defenseless little packets. They are also places were new freedoms and poetries are born, and run riot over the network. She started studying hackers in 1995, after a wasted youth of Usenet and BBSing. These days, Quinn is a journalist, published in Wired, The Atlantic, Maximum PC, and more. She covers... Read More →
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Trevor Timm

Executive Director, Freedom of the Press Foundation
Trevor Timm is co-founder and executive director of the Freedom of the Press Foundation. A journalist, activist and lawyer, Trevor writes a twice-weekly column for The Guardian on privacy, free speech, and national security. He has contributed to The Atlantic, Al Jazeera, Foreign Policy, Harvard Law and Policy Review, PBS MediaShift, and Politico. | Formerly an activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Trevor helped the longtime General... Read More →


Saturday April 18, 2015 11:40am - 12:40pm
Hotel Whitcomb (Ghirardelli)

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