What we know about video conferencing with Jitsi Meet

Learn about the security, privacy, and anti-abuse measures of the Jitsi Meet video chat platform.

Choosing the right video conferencing tool for the job

Learn about which video chat tools are secure and practical for your situation.

What about antivirus?

Antivirus software is one of the oldest offerings available from the now-billion-dollar cybersecurity industry. But what does antivirus software do to help protect our devices, what does it not do, and do we really need it?

Where does your team store its two-factor authentication codes?

The choice between storing two-factor authentication codes on your device, versus a remote service in the cloud comes with some usability and security trade-offs.

How journalists can work from home securely

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

How reporters’ emails get got: Case studies in legal requests and hacking

Before potentially burning a source or tipping off a target before you're ready, journalists should know the privacy and security constraints of email — who can see your emails, and when?

We ran over some security keys with a car and some still worked

One of the most common questions we get in training journalists on two-factor authentication (2FA) is: How hard are these hardware security keys exactly? Our digital security team has plenty of anecdotes to support their durability, but we've decided to methodically put them to the test.

Newsrooms, let's talk about Office 365

Once upon a time, Microsoft Office provided a small suite of applications on your computer, including Word for writing, Excel for spreadsheets, and PowerPoint for presentations. But increasingly, modern newsrooms use Office 365 to access these tools over the web, alongside remote storage and team management software. While working on the web offers obvious advantages, many reporters also wonder about the privacy and security of this data. What about our most sensitive, unpublished details when reporting? What can Microsoft see?

How to shop for a journalist: A security gift-giving guide

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.

Newsrooms, let’s talk about Google Workspace

If you work in a newsroom, there’s a good chance you work with colleagues on Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and more. Google Workspace 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?

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