Runa Sandvik

Security Researcher and Consultant

Runa Sandvik works on digital security for journalists and other high-risk people. Her work builds upon experience from her time at The New York Times, Freedom of the Press Foundation, and The Tor Project.

She is a board member of the Norwegian Online News Association, a certified sake sommelier, and tweets as @runasand.

Management Track

How The Media Gets Hacked

The last decade has seen a variety of digital attacks against the media. From harassment and phishing to ransomware and supply chain breaches. Politicians, executives and security professionals rightfully call it an attack on democracy, but rarely speak publicly about what we can learn from these incidents.

With the benefit of hindsight, this talk will present media hacks over the years and discuss what went wrong, where we got lucky, and how we can improve moving forward.