Conor Schaefer is the Chief Technology Officer at Freedom of the Press Foundation, overseeing automation and deployment for the SecureDrop platform, and managing backend infrastructure for technical projects. He has previously worked as a Linux sysadmin and developer for academic researchers, and taught computer literacy and IT certification courses for the underprivileged.
The moment a news organization is given access to highly sensitive materials, the journalist and their source may be targeted by state and non-state actors, with the goal of preventing disclosures. How can whistleblowers and news organizations prepare for the worst? Sunder is a new tool that may help with this and similar use cases.