Field of Vision continues its partnership with Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF), an organization at the forefront of advancing digital security best practices in journalism, to host the next installment of the free digital security clinic for documentary filmmaking professionals, featuring group trainings and individual consultations.
Group Training Sessions
For this second round of the Clinic, we've revamped the material in the Group Training Sessions. We'll spend more time digging into high-priority concerns filmmakers have around protecting footage, communication, devices, and field work.
Footage Security, March 15, 1:30-3pm ET
Topics: Protecting footage stored on the cloud vs. external storage devices, Outlining and minimizing your digital footprint, Risk assessment before and after premiering
Communication Security, March 29, 1:30-3pm ET
Topics: Using your risk assessment to select the "right" tool, Ideal settings for encrypted messaging apps, Intro to building a communications plan for sensitive contacts
Device Hardening, April 12, 1:30-3pm ET
Topics: How to classify data in tiers of sensitivity, Understanding encryption at rest, "Locking down" mobile and desktop devices, Mobile and email phishing prevention
Field and Travel Security, April 26, 1:30-3pm ET
Topics: Travel risk assessment, Internal and external communication strategies, Securing and exfiltrating footage, Provisioning travel devices, Region-specific connectivity challenges
Private Consultation Sessions
We've doubled the number of consultation slots in order to accommodate more teams and individuals looking to gather digital security advice for their current projects.These sessions provide a secure and private venue to ask an expert about overhauling your team's security posture, building a communications plan for a shoot, and more project-specific needs.
Registration for round 2 is now closed.
Please stay tuned for updates on round 3.