Sometimes I need gifts for my journalist friends. Journalists don’t typically treat themselves to gadgets and services that will make their jobs safer and easier, but maybe you can treat them instead.
If you work in a newsroom, there’s a good chance you work with colleagues on Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and more. G Suite software is simple and powerful. But anyone working in a newsroom has probably asked themselves: What can Google see? What about our most sensitive conversations and documents? What about documents that concern our own unreleased reporting, or information on our sources?
Last week, Eric Trump tweeted a screenshot of an email that circulated through the Trump Organization by Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold. Although the tweet sensationalized Fahrenholt’s emails, it should fall short of qualifying for reality TV levels of drama, since reporters do this sort of thing all the time. But are there other considerations to take in mind when reaching out to sources in their workplaces?
It's time to rethink your privacy on Slack.
If your web browser is asking you to install software updates, it may also be asking you to protect itself from getting hacked.
This year we're gifting simple security guidance, which I think we can all agree is better than another internet-connected kitchen appliance.
Most sources don’t reach out with terribly sensitive information. But sometimes they do.
Learn who else could be on the line when making a call on your cell.
The app's easy-to-use "disappearing messages" feature can prevent sensitive conversations from getting into the wrong hands — when used as a part of a larger practice of secure communications.