TECHNIQUES FOR DATA SECURITY

Investigative journalists gather and produce a great deal of information during their research, most of which is stored on mobile or computer devices. You must know how to protect your digital data and fend off security threats. One main concern during an investigation is ensuring secure communication with sources at all times. This chapter will discuss digital security threats and introduce various software and tools to support a secure working environment. It focuses on common computer systems (Mac, Windows) and smartphones (Android, iOS).