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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 is currently a Librarian at UCLA Digital Library and was previously Archivist for UT Austin's Human Rights Documentation I... 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.

Harlo Holmes

Director of Newsroom Digital Security, Freedom of the Press Foundation
Harlo Holmes is the Director of Newsroom Digital Security at Freedom of the Press Foundation. She strives to help individual journalists in various media organizations become confident and effective in securing their communications within their newsrooms, with their sources, and... Read More →
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Grace Lile

Chief Operating Officer, WITNESS
Grace is Chief Operating Officer at the human rights organization WITNESS. A moving image archivist, she founded the WITNESS Media Archive in 2003, and teaches in NYU's Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program.
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Alison Macrina

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

Thursday July 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am

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