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Duo Tech Talk: Encryption Works: A Look at Tor and SecureDrop

Originally aired: Friday, August 15, 2014

  • Learn about how Tor works, and different attacks against Tor
  • Get practical tips for ensuring that Tor works
  • Learn about SecureDrop, an open-source whistleblower submission system
 

Security Researcher Runa A. Sandvik discusses how Tor is still a powerful tool, even if it may not protect users against a global adversary such as the NSA. She gives a set of practical tips for ensuring that Tor works, and presents on SecureDrop, an open-source whistleblower submission system that uses Tor to facilitate communications between journalists and their sources.

Presenter Info
Runa A. Sandvik, Director of Information Security, Newsroom at The New York Times

Runa A. Sandvik is a privacy and security researcher, working at the intersection of technology, law and policy. She teaches digital security to journalists and helps media organizations improve their security posture. She is also a technical advisor to the Freedom of the Press Foundation and a member of the review board for Black Hat Europe. She tweets as @runasand.