Harlo Holmes

director digital security Freedom of the Press Foundation

Harlo Holmes is the Chief Information Security Officer and Director of 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 with the public at large. She is a media scholar, software programmer, and activist; and was a regular contributor to the open source mobile security collective The Guardian Project. Harlo is also an adjunct professor at New York University.

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Events IJF 2024
Events in past editions
#IJF22 / 8 april 2022

Source communication under lockdown

Public interest journalism did not come to a halt in 2020. To the contrary, we relied on journalism using anonymous sources, leakers, and whistleblowers, to keep us informed as much as ever. However, ...

#IJF22 / 7 april 2022

Online harassment SOS

Increasing numbers of journalists, including 73% of all women journalists, have experienced online violence (source: UNESCO/ICFC). As a member of the Coalition Against Online Violence, the ACOS Allian...