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Harlo Holmes

Harlo Holmes is the Director of Digital Security at Freedom of the Press Foundation. She strives to help individual journalists in various media organisations become confident and effective in securing their communications within their newsrooms, with their sources, and with the public at large. She is a media scholar, software programmer, and activist; and was a regular contributor to the open-source mobile security collective The Guardian Project. Harlo is also an adjunct professor at New York University.

Source Protection Programme Event
 — Masterclass

Private Security Targeting: Igor Ostrovskiy in conversation with John Scott-Railton

(90 mins) 18:00 BST / 13:00 EST As chronicled by Ronan Farrow in Catch and Kill, private investigator Igor Ostrovskiy found himself working freelance for Black Cube, a shady Israeli intelligence company investigating Harvey Weinstein's accusers.
Source Protection Programme Event
 — Training

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.
Source Protection Programme Event
 — Training Workshop

Office Hours

Book a one to one session with one of our trainers to go over specific issues or review last weeks training.
Source Protection Programme Event
 — Training

Source Protection

(90 mins) 18:00 BST & 18:00 EST In this workshop you will receive training in keeping your sources confidential. We'll look into how to encrypt not just your communications with a source on both email and mobile, but also how to keep documents, data and other source material encrypted with tools like diskutility, bitlocker and VeraCrypt.
Source Protection Programme Event
 — Training

Digital Security in Hostile Urban Environments

(90mins) 18:00 BST & 18:00 EST This session builds on the fundamentals to bring in more advanced information security topics. It will go into the technical details of mobile security, and look at the privacy and security settings within different operating systems including those built for security such as Tails.
Source Protection Programme Event
 — Training Workshop

Office Hours

Book a one to one session with one of our trainers to go over specific issues or review last weeks training.
Source Protection Programme Event
 — Training

Threat Assessment Workshop

(90 mins) 18:00 BST & 18:00 EST Want to improve your online security, but unsure where to start? This workshop is all about identifying and understanding the challenges associated with your work and your online life.
Director of Digital Security at Freedom of The Press Foundation
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