Increasing Tips and Protecting Sources

  1. Setting up a Signal number for the newsroom
  2. Putting tips information on every page in the footer
  3. Newsrooms listing Signal numbers and/or Wire usernames, secure email addresses on author pages and in articles
  4. Hire for a dedicated digital investigations/information security position
  5. Training for staff on managing tips intake and security
  6. Journalists actively using Wire / Signal
  7. Journalists setting up an encrypted email accounts (ProtonMail or the like)
  8. Journalist having burner phone numbers for Signal
  9. General security training for staff, on device security and phishing attempts
  10. Journalists listing contact methods on Twitter / keybase.io / social media
  11. Setting up and running an OnionShare
  12. Setting up SecureDrop or Globaleaks

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