Here are a couple useful of discussions from the Freedom of Press Foundation‘s Digital security conference, which took place on Nov. 7th, 2014:

Security Lessons from the Snowden Files

From the YouTube video description:

Published on Nov 10, 2014

Journalists involved in reporting on the NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden talk about what they learned from the experience and how it might be handled better in the future. Panelists include:

Spencer Ackerman, U.S. national security editor, Guardian US
Siobhan Gorman, intelligence correspondent, Wall Street Journal
Micah Lee, technologist, The Intercept
Julie Tate, researcher and reporter, Washington Post
Lynn Oberlander, general counsel, First Look Media


Real-World Encryption Problems

From the YouTube video description:

Published on Nov 10, 2014

Leak investigations are at a record high and national security journalists now often work under a shadow of surveillance. By knowing the stakes and how to respond to them, reporters can assess the risks, and still keep their sources relatively safe. This panel discusses current and future unsolved digital security problems in journalism. Panelists include:

Dana Priest, investigative reporter, Washington Post
James Risen, investigative reporter, New York Times
Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist and senior policy analyst, ACLU
Julia Angwin, investigative reporter, ProPublica

There are many other insightful uploads located on the FoPF’s YouTube page.

More content to come…


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