What the AT&T breach means for source protection

We can learn a lot about how to get ahead of these problems.

Metadata 102 — What is communications metadata and why do we care about it?

Even if we encrypt our chats, they yield metadata — data about our conversations. Let’s talk about why it matters.

That USB drive might not be safe. What now?

To be curious is to be human — including about what’s on that USB drive. But first, let’s think through how to access it safely.

Reporting on the 2024 elections? We're here to help

Our Digital Security team is on hand to help you and your devices stay safe in the 2024 election year

Metadata 101: Understanding the basics of media metadata

Learn about the basics of media metadata — the information hidden inside of your files.

Why journalists should enable Signal usernames

With Signal’s new username and discoverability features, we’re done giving away phone numbers

Want improved adoption of digital security practices? Tell a good story.

Research concerning digital security narratives in journalism

Overcoming challenges when setting up newsroom Signal tiplines

We outline important decisions for newsrooms when setting up Signal tiplines

Lessons from a newsroom raid: How to encrypt your devices to protect yourself

Police raid on Marion County Record underscores digital security threats to media orgs.

How journalists can work from home securely

Both the newsroom and individual journalists must make some changes to work from home securely.