Open Briefing is seeking a consultant for a large project for a high-profile NGO client. The focus in the first stage will be to review the client's current duty of care provision in relation to digital and information security to specific stakeholders. The assessment will also be conducted through the lenses of organisational values, ethical principles, diversity, equity and inclusion, and power and privilege. You will report into Open Briefing’s project lead as part of a five-person multidisciplinary project team.
Due to increased demand for our unique support, Open Briefing needs to expand its team of digital and information security consultants and trainers. Do you have a deep understanding of information-first and risk-based approaches to information security or a strong digital security background and an openness to new approaches? Do you have experience providing bespoke advice and training to human rights defenders and other civic actors at-risk? Then you may be who we are looking for!
Due to the increased demand for our support from rights-based civil society organisations, collectives, and defenders, Open Briefing needs to expand its team of digital and information security consultants and trainers. You will be providing advice and training to human rights defenders and other civic actors at-risk under our funded support programme and supporting our information security lead in our work with our NGO clients. You must have excellent written and spoken English and preferably Spanish, French, or Arabic. Please contact us for more information.
Due to the increased demand for our support from rights-based civil society organisations, collectives, and defenders in the global south, Open Briefing needs to expand its team of digital and information security consultants and trainers. You must have excellent written and spoken Spanish and English, and ideally be based in or from Latin America. You must have experience in the NGO sector, ideally with low-resource rights-based, environmental or humanitarian organisations or activists.
As we all adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and the public health measures necessary to delay its spread, Open Briefing is offering several remote services to help organisations protect their people and operations during these challenging times. This includes contingency planning advisory calls and reviews, staff wellbeing checks and workshops, and digital security during homeworking.
Open Briefing can now refer organisations and activists we are supporting to the Access Now digital security helpline. This 24/7 support service is available in nine languages and is free-of-charge for civil society around the world. If you are at risk, they can help you improve your digital security practices; if you are already under attack, they provide rapid-response emergency assistance.