Conversation: Security guidelines for your newsroom (Security Track)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Kevin Collier of BuzzFeed News; Rachel Jackson of Transparentem
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 9:00am
  • Location: Halsted
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

How do the top newsrooms tackle digital security? What are the best practices for protecting news teams, even those with shoestring budgets? And once you have a plan, how do you train journalists to stick to it?

Speaker Bios

  • Kevin Collier is the cybersecurity correspondent at BuzzFeed News's national security desk, where he covers nation-state hacking, intelligence agencies, tech policy, and how hackers interact with governments. He's previously written for Politico, the Daily Beast, New York Magazine, and Gizmodo, among others. He's from West Virginia, lives in New York, spends too much time in DC. @kevincollier.

  • Rachel Jackson is Director of Operations at Transparentem, a nonprofit that uses investigative reporting and forensic methods to illuminate supply chains and spur eradication of human and environmental abuses. Prior to joining Transparentem, she worked as a public sector management consultant, a researcher on election violence and police reform in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, and a reporter covering U.S. and international anti-corruption enforcement.

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