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Thursday, July 27 • 9:00am - 10:15am
103 - Resisting Surveillance: Data Privacy Best Practices for Archivists

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As news of leaked emails and government surveillance emerges daily, it's vital for archivists to understand digital security best practices to support their donors and users, especially when working with activists and members of vulnerable communities. This session brings together archivists working with collections with complex security needs and security experts to discuss realistic risk assessment, practical tips for secure data transfers and communications, security measures for serving materials to users, and other resources.

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T-Kay Sangwand

Librarian for Digital Collection Development, University of California, Los Angeles
T-Kay Sangwand is a Certified Archivist who has worked extensively on preservation partnerships with organizations in US, Latin America, Asia and Africa. She currently coordinates UCLA Library's digital initiatives in Cuba and was previously Archivist for UT Austin's Human Rights... Read More →


Talya Cooper

Digital Archivist, The Intercept
Talya Cooper is Digital Archivist at the Intercept, a website devoted to investigative journalism, where she works on the Snowden Archive and other sensitive data sets.
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Alison Macrina

Library Freedom Project
Alison Macrina is a librarian, privacy activist, director of Library Freedom Project and a core contributor to the Tor Project.
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Dalila Mujagic

Digital Producer, WITNESS
Dalila is responsible for implementing WITNESS’ global engagement strategy and oversees the production of WITNESS training resources and online platforms. She has spent over a decade working with activists and NGOS in Berlin, Detroit and Bosnia. Dalila is committed to cross-regional... Read More →

Thursday July 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am PDT
Oregon BR 204 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232