CIJ Cryptoparty

    Saturday 7 May 2016
    Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths College, University of London

    This event will blend panel sessions with hands-on practical training in encryption skills.

    The morning panels will bring together some of those leading the fight agianst the overeach of government surveillance in the UK, and address the impacts of these powers on journalists, activists and lawyers. 

    The afternoon will be devoted to providing practical help, advice and troubleshooting for participants in securing both their communications and their data. 

    Please note that if you wish to participate in the hands-on training you will need to bring your own laptop.

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    10:00am - Panel - Investigatory Powers Bill, Bulk Surveillance and Human Rights

    Silkie Carlo - Liberty
    Professor Marianne Franklin - Goldsmtihs University
    Dr Richie Tynan - Privacy International

    11:00am - Panel - Impact of Targeted Surveillance: Journalists, Activists and Lawyers

    Omran Belhadi, Reprieve
    Naomi Colvin, Courage Foundation
    Sarah Kavanagh, National Union of Journalists

    1:00pm-5:00pm - Hands-on training sessions with encryption experts

    Protect your sources, your friends and yourself by securing your data and your communications. Bring your laptop!