Tuesday, November 17, 2015

4 Tips From Edward Snowden To Keep Your Private Data Private

If there’s one person that knows how to dodge electronic detection, it’s Edward Snowden. The ex-NSA contractor remains one of the most controversial figures in American privacy policy — and a prolific commentator on cybersecurity issues. Snowden eluded U.S. officials, fleeing the country in 2013 after leaking information on the NSA’s warrantless collection of individuals’ phone metadata to the press. Now living Russia, he has repeatedly lobbed criticisms at the U.S. intelligence community for its approach to individual privacy.

Speaking to The Intercept’s Micah Lee, the journalist with whom he worked to create an encrypted channel to funnel information on the NSA’s surveillance practices, Snowden has a few tips for the average Joe looking to secure his or her information on the Internet.

More:  http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/260089-4-tips-from-edward-snowden-to-keep-your-private-data-private

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