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  1. Why My Motto as a Security Journalist Is “Assume Breach”

    By J.M. Porup

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    The network is hostile. We now live next door to every sociopathic intelligence agency, corrupt police force, and mafia hacker on the planet. In such a world, we have no guarantees and few guidelines, but “assume breach” will help you stake out an improved security posture.

  2. Training Colleagues on Digital Security? We’ve Got Your Back

    By Ryan Pitts

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    Security has felt like a topic we ought to address for a while now, and we were thrilled to partner with BuzzFeed Open Lab this month on a convening designed to improve security knowledge and practice in newsrooms everywhere.culture and technology, so we hope you’ll help us keep this guide up to date.

  3. A Guide to Practical Paranoia

    By Stephen Lovell

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    In most cases, before we lose either privacy or control, the first thing we lose is our paranoia.

  4. Harlo Holmes on Newsroom Security in 2017

    By Harlo Holmes and Erin Kissane

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    Harlo Holmes is a media scholar, software programmer, and activist who leads digital security work for the Freedom of the Press Foundation, the organization co-founded by Daniel Ellsberg and Trevor Timm in 2012 to fund and protect adversarial investigative journalism. Holmes has long been a contributor to the open source mobile security collective The Guardian Project, and was a founding member of the DeepLab cyberfeminist collective. In 2014, Holmes was a Knight-Mozilla Fellow at the New York Times.

  5. Welcome to Security Week

    By Erin Kissane

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    When the conversation in nerd-journalism concentrates around a particular topic, we sometimes assemble a theme week on Source to help collect the loose threads and encourage journalists (and designers and developers and data analysts) to document their related work. Sometimes they’re excuses for robotic fun, and other times a catalyst for difficult but necessary culture conversations. A Security Week in 2017, though, is a no-brainer.

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