Mobile Security for Journalist - The Essential SaferMobile Survival Guide

Posted by KatrinVerclas on Apr 27, 2012

The new Mobile Security Survival Guide for Journalists from SaferMobile helps you better understand the risks inherent in the use of mobile technology. It also discusses tactics you can use to protect yourself. 

As someone working with sensitive information, mobile communications are inherently insecure and expose journalists and citizen reporters working in sensitive environments to risks that are not easy to detect or overcome. This guide is designed to help you navigate these challenges.

We outline the risks and offer tips to help mitigate them. SaferMobile's primary goal is to help you make better decisions about using your mobile phone as a journalist, rights defender, or activist. SaferMobile is a project of

The Mobile Security Survival Guide is written with the workflow of a journalist in mind and covers Mobile Network Basics, Prepping for Assignment, Reporting with your Phone, Filing the Story, and considering for Social Media use on your phone. Check it out.

There is much more at SaferMobile - resources, apps, and training materials to make you and your mobile communications more secure.