Summer Conference Events
An Introduction to Information Security from the Source Protection Programme
National Security Reporting: Barton Gellman in conversation with Cory Doctorow
(90 mins) 16:30 BST / 11:30 ET Barton Gellman is one of three journalists to have shared the Pulitzer Prize for reporting on Edward Snowden’s revelations on mass surveillance, as part of the programme he talks to author, journalist and activist Cory Doctorow about the national security beat and working with whistleblowers and leaks.
Private Security Targeting: Igor Ostrovskiy in conversation with John Scott-Railton
Protecting sources under repressive regimes with Omar Mohammed (Mosul Eye)
Investigative film-making and opsec with Sonia Kennebeck
(90 mins) 18:00 BST / 13:00 EST This masterclass explores how operational and digital security work in the documentary and investigative film-making field. When you need to get on the ground to record footage, or record interviews in person for broadcast, it can add layers of complexity to some elements of source protection.
Introduction to the Source Protection Programme
Borders, conflict and security with Iona Craig
Training Sources in Operational Security
(90 mins) 18:00 BST & 18:00 EST This session focuses on guidelines and frameworks to support your sources to protect their own identity. Even if you take every care to keep your own infosec practices tight, it will often mean little if you can't also give your sources the support they need to secure their communication with you from their side.