The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Summer Conference Events

29–30 June 2022

InfoSec Clinic

Sort all your information security problems with our InfoSec walk-in clinic. Located in the atrium next to the #CIJSummer registration table, it will help you with your security questions and set up.

19 November 2020

I’ve Been Hacked!

From the NSO Group to Wirecard via the activities of groups like Black Cube, Hacking Team and FinFisher, the last few years have seen a worrying trend - especially in collaborative, cross-border investigation - for governments and shady corporates to deploy spyware and private investigators to hack the phones of journalists and political dissidents.

16–19 November 2020

Infosec for Journalists

This masterclass series is comprised of four 90-min hands-on sessions on information security for journalists. It will cover the risks associated to digital technologies and mitigation strategies that can be employed to improve our security, as citizens and as professionals.

17 November 2020

Opening the Black Box

With the resort to facial recognition technology and algorithms by governments and the private sector, big data and the “artificial” intelligence required to process that data are being deployed without any real accountability.

16 November 2020

The New Intermediaries

Autumn 2020: The trials of Rui Pinto in Lisbon and Julian Assange in London, at almost exactly the same time and on similar charges, have made even more pressing the question of how to defend the new intermediaries working in and around investigative journalism to challenge power.

4 July 2019

Libel and Privacy Laws

In this session you will learn about libel and privacy and hear how recent cases have affected the law. This class is for anyone who wants to update their legal knowledge and find out how they are affected by recent legal developments.