We collected a few links we think you as a journalist may find useful
Privacidade Para Journalistas: Privacy for Journalists is now available in Portugese 🇧🇷
Information Security for Journalists - Practical guides from The Centre for Investigative Journalism
Journalist Security Guide - Technical and non-technical tips for journalists by the Committee to Protect Journalists
SaferJourno - A free and open-source curriculum guide for media trainers who teach students, professionals and peers digital safety and online security
The Digital First Aid Kit - It aims to provide preliminary support for people facing the most common types of digital threats. The Kit offers a set of self-diagnostic tools for human rights defenders, bloggers, activists and journalists facing attacks [...]
Surveillance Self-Defense for Journalists - Electronics Frontier Foundation's guide to defending yourself and your friends from surveillance by using secure technology and developing careful practices
Digital Security - Global Investigative Journalim Network's security tips and best practices
Freedom of the Press Foundation - Freedom of the Press Foundation's collection of security tips
Security Tools for Investigative Journalists - International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)'s tips for journalists
Journalist Toolbox - site is currently down
AccessNow - It defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining innovative policy, global advocacy, and direct technical support, AccessNow fights for open and secure communications for all.
Encryption Works - How to Protect Your Privacy in the Age of NSA Surveillance. A guide from the Freedom of the Press Foundation.
Digital Security for Journalists by Susan E. McGregor. Good high-level overview of legislations and risks, also great on operation security matters. But take the technical recommendations with a grain of salt, as it has some factual errors (e.g. you and the source can be linked together in case of using CryptoCat even thought Tor, i.e. both you leave traces on the XMPP server)
Emergency Journalism is an initiative by the European Journalism Centre (EJC) that brings together relevant news and resources for media professionals reporting in volatile situations. The website focuses on tools that use up-to-date digital technology, including content curation tools to multi-layered live maps, and support media coverage of emergencies such as natural disasters and political conflicts.
Security in-a-box - A guide to digital security for activists and human rights defenders throughout the world
Email self-defense - Email security tips by the Free Software Foundation
The Tin Hat - This website teaches you how to make this push by providing clear, understandable information and tutorials on modern privacy tools that help you reclaim your data
privacytools.io - the website provides knowledge and tools to protect your privacy against global mass surveillance
CryptoParty How-Tos - This page briefly explains how to use various tools which enhance your privacy, anonymity and overall security. The guides are written in an easy to understand, step-by-step manner.
PRISM Break - Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora
Encrypt All The Things - The Data Security Action Plan offers 7 security- enhancing steps that every internet platform should take to safeguard our data
Whistleblowers Australia - Whistleblowers Australia Inc. is an association for those who have exposed corruption or any form of malpractice, especially if they were then hindered or abused, and for those who are thinking of exposing it or who wish to support those who are doing so.
Fairfax Media SecureDrop - Anonymously share tip-offs and other sensitive information with journalists from Fairfax Media newspaper mastheads
Various Meetups across Australia where you can learn more about security and privacy
CryptoParty Sydney - We are all about providing resources and help for anyone seeking to secure their communication in a casual, fun, and positive environment
Electronic Frontiers Australia Sydney Chapter - Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) is a non-profit national organisation that has been promoting digital freedom, access and privacy in Australia since 1994
Industry implementation of data retention - Practical guides from the Attorney-General's Department written for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and other service providers for implementing the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Act 2015
What is metadata, and how do you maintain your privacy? by Jason Thomas
New data retention laws begin today, this is what you need to know by Harry Tucker, NewsComAu
How your phone tracks your every move - In the digital age, how much of your life is actually private? To find out, ABC reporter Will Ockenden got access to his metadata. This is what that data looks like.
Mass Surveillance in Australia - WikiPedia article
CryptoAUSTRALIA - A not for profit organisation whose vision is a society where everyone has the skills to defend their privacy. CryptoAUSTRALIA is running privacy and security oriented talks and works across Australia.
Electronic Frontiers Australia - Electronic Frontiers Australia Inc. (EFA) is a non-profit national organisation that has been promoting digital freedom, access and privacy in Australia since 1994
OAIC Privacy Awareness Week 2016 - Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC)'s initiative that reinforces the message that organisations, agencies and individuals must be vigilant in maintaining a good understanding of their rights and responsibilities for the handling of personal information
APPA Privacy Awareness Week 2016 - Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is an initiative started by APPA back in 2006. Since then, it has been held every year to promote and raise awareness for numerous privacy issues and the importance of protecting personal information.