Online Trainings

We provide regular online trainings about various aspects of digital security for journalists. The trainings consists of two elements: first, an online video, and second, live Q&A sessions, where you can ask your own questions about the topic. The videos are free of charge and you do not have to register.

Current training

Our first video tackles the subject of Account and Password Security and aims to help you to secure your online accounts against attacks. In the video, we discuss the following topics:

  • password-guessing attacks
  • how password-cracking works
  • how to choose a strong password
  • how and when to use password managers


Live Q&A Session

If you have watched the video and still have questions about Account and Password Security, please feel free to join our Q&A session. It will take place on


                                                                                     Tuesday, August 13th 03:00 p.m. CET

Future Topics

  • two-factor authentication as well as best-practices and precautions against other attack scenarios such as phishing, shoulder surfing, and session hijacking attacks
  • how encryption works
  • how to use VPNs and Anonymity-Tools
  • how to select a secure mobile messenger

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