Thursday, November 16 • 15:45 - 17:00
How To Protect Yourself and Your Sources

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Worried about your digital security? You should be. Our communications and reporting have never been more vulnerable.

We've assembled a top-notch panel of security experts from Buzzfeed, The Intercept, and the Tactical Technology Collective. They're ready to offer invaluable advice on the best security tools and practices to protect both yourself and your sources. Find out how to safeguard your email, instant messaging, video and audio calls, and more. They'll also advise on what to you when something goes wrong, and they'll take a peek at privacy threats around the corner, like facial recognition. 

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Carol Waters

Tactical Tech
Carol has more than ten years of experience working with journalists and human rights activists worldwide on digital security. She launched LevelUp, the first centralized resource for digital security trainers, and trained J-school students as a fellow at Columbia Journalism School's... Read More →

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Jason Reich

Director, Global Security, BuzzFeed
Jason Reich is the Director of Global Security at BuzzFeed, inc. Before joining BuzzFeed, Mr. Reich led a team of crisis response experts working in the MENA region. Mr. Reich is consulted regularly as a subject matter expert on issues of information security, online harassment... Read More →
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Chris Walker

Digital Security Advisor, Tactical Tech
Chris Walker is a program advisor at the Tactical Technology Collective. Over the past ten years, he has advised on a number of projects at the intersection of technology and human rights, principally in countries where access to information is heavily constrained, closely monitored... Read More →
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Margot Williams

Research Editor for Investigations, The Intercept
Margot Williams is the Research Editor for Investigations at The Intercept. Her career at the Washington Post, New York Times, NPR, and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is one of the most respected in the investigative reporting world. She has pursued jihadis... Read More →

Thursday November 16, 2017 15:45 - 17:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 3 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,