The convenient way of communication and sharing information online seem to cross the border of security especially for the journalists. Your journalism career can sometimes put you on the crossfire and it is better to get prepared for worse things that might happen. You must be a tech and security savvy to help you protect your data, information sources and stories – and your career mostly.
First, secure your device and online accounts with the strongest password possible. Avoid clicking links from untrusted sources as they may be phishing important information. Lastly, encrypt everything. You must have learned that transferring information online can be filtered, especially the non-encrypted ones.