Freedom of the Press Foundation

Defending journalists and whistleblowers in the 21st century.

Martin Shelton

Dr. Martin Shelton is a user researcher working with at-risk groups on digital security.

Trevor Timm

Trevor Timm is the executive director of Freedom of the Press Foundation. His writing has appeared the New York Times, the Guardian, and the Intercept.

Camille Fassett

reporter at Freedom of the Press Foundation

Olivia Martin

Digital Security Trainer at Freedom of the Press Foundation. Coming at you from the intersection of media and digital security.

Parker Higgins

EFF activist, but my views are my own. Talking about copyright, free speech, crypto, privacy, etc. Co-operates @drones and the newsletter Five Useful Articles.

Louise Balsmeyer

Louise Balsmeyer is the Director of Development at Freedom of the Press Foundation.


prior art collector. director of newsroom digital security @freedomofpress.

David Huerta

Digital Security Trainer at Freedom of the Press Foundation, CryptoParty NYC co-organizer and chill dude.

Latest Posts

Protonmail like a pro

ProtonMail is a Switzerland-based email client that offers end-to-end encryption between its users by default. We cover some of its more…

An in-depth guide to choosing a VPN

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is an essential tool for protecting your online activity. This guide will show you how to pick one.

Security, the gift that keeps on giving

Want to liven up any party? Come bearing gifts.

Why reporters should always turn on Signal’s disappearing messages

While encrypted messaging apps are a valuable part of the reporting toolkit, the messages are only as safe as our phones themselves.

Locking down Signal

The encrypted messaging app, Signal, is quickly becoming a newsroom staple for communicating with sources, accepting tips, talking to…

How journalists can protect themselves while covering protests

Protesters call attention to economic, environmental, racial, gender-based and other forms of injustice.

11 tips for protecting your privacy and digital security in the age of Trump

Learn how to better protect yourself, your fellow journalists, and your sources when communicating on your phone or computer.

Encrypting email with Mailvelope: A beginner’s guide

The browser extension Mailvelope provides users with a simple and accessible introduction to email encryption.

Encryption toolkit for media makers: A VeraCrypt guide

VeraCrypt, an open source tool available on all major operating systems, is well-suited to meet the data encryption needs of any team.

Freedom of the Press Foundation Releases its 2018 Annual Report

This piece has been cross-posted from Freedom of the Press Foundation. You can read the original article here.


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