Technology & Tools Track: Doxxing for good: Tracing your online footprint before hackers can

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Neena Kapur of The New York Times; Kristen Kozinski of The New York Times
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 10:15am
  • Location: Texas F
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

In this demo, Kristen Kozinski and Neena Kapur from The New York Times Information Security team will share their experience creating a doxxing education program in their newsroom. They’ll cover why doxxing is a threat to reporters, recommended tools and techniques for cleaning up your online footprint, and suggestions for implementing a doxxing program in your newsroom.

This session is sponsored by the Knight Foundation. IRE retains control of content, including the topic and speaker selection, for all conference sessions.

Speaker Bios

  • Neena Kapur is currently a senior information security analyst at The New York Times, where she implements innovative solutions to combat modern threats targeting journalists and the media industry. Neena previously worked at Booz Allen Hamilton as a cyber threat intelligence analyst, where she researched cybercriminal activity. Neena is passionate about finding interdisciplinary solutions for issues at the intersection of technology, security, and policy. @neenahyena

  • Kristen manages the security education program at The New York Times. Before joining The Times she worked as an application security engineer and helped build secure coding education at email marketing platform, Mailchimp. She is passionate about building accessible security education and resources for journalists around the world. @dontclickonthat

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