Who is watching our online activities? How do you protect a source in the 21st Century? Who gets to access to all of this mass intelligence, and what does the ability to survey everything all the time mean both practically and ethically for journalism? In this lecture we will talk about who is watching and how, and how to create a security plan using threat modeling.
- Chris Soghoian, Why secrets aren’t safe with journalists, New York times 2011
- Hearst New Media Lecture 2012, Rebecca MacKinnon
- CPJ journalist security guide section 3, Information Security
- Global Internet Filtering Map, Open Net Initiative
- NSA Files Decoded, The Guardian
Assignment: Use threat modeling to come up with a security plan for a given scenario.