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How journalists with few resources can protect their websites

A number of inexpensive tools can help increase digital security for journalists around the world. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | June 22, 2017

Tips for staying safe while covering violent protests

Given recent cases of aggression against journalists covering protests and other unrest, here's a look at some essential safety practices to remember.

Jorge Luis Sierra | March 30, 2017

16 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2017 NICAR conference, try out these 16 online tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows.

Sara Olstad | March 03, 2017

‘Salama’ app helps to keep journalists safe

ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra created Salama, a free risk assessment app, to help journalists mitigate digital and physical security threats.

Jorge Luis Sierra | February 17, 2017

The basics of phishing attacks: What journalists need to know to stay safe

Understanding how hackers operate is the first step to protecting your phone or computer from a cyberattack. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | October 26, 2016

14 free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2016 Online News Association conference, here are 14 digital tools from the ICFJ Knight Fellows that any newsroom can use.

Sara Olstad | September 14, 2016

Why I’m using a battlefield simulator to train journalists

ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra has developed a simulator that uses audio taken from actual battles between drug traffickers and military units in Mexico.

Jorge Luis Sierra | August 19, 2016

ICFJ Knight roundup: Low-cost news apps give smaller organizations a "push"

Easy-to-use, customizable news app, security training for U.S.-Mexico border journalists and more from the Knight Fellows in this week's roundup.

Sara Olstad | August 05, 2016

12 tips for protecting newsrooms from cyberattacks

With cyberattacks against journalists on the rise, these ideas will help newsrooms do a better job at protecting their websites and other digital information from threats. 

Jorge Luis Sierra | June 20, 2016

ICFJ Knight Fellows share 10 free tools for investigative journalists

Steal our tools! Ahead of the 2016 Investigative Reporters & Editors Conference, here are 10 investigative tools, created by the ICFJ Knight Fellows, that any newsroom can use.

Sara Olstad | June 13, 2016

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