Digital Security for Journalists

Security for Journalists, The Basics / In Short

  • Choose strong passwords, and do not use the same password everywhere
  • Use 2-step verification on your email and other critical accounts
  • Always check the URL before you enter a password
  • Be suspicious of generic messages that try to get you to click a link
  • Try to avoid downloading attachments, viewing them online if possible
  • Encrypt the drives of all your computers

How to: Enable Two-factor Authentication

How do I enable 2FA?

Password Security for Beginners



Encrypt Your Drive


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