We work with human rights defenders and nonprofit clients to identify their information assets that represent the greatest value to their work and the greatest potential harm to them and their partners. We seek to identify where that information is and where it should be. Once as many unnecessary instances of that information as possible have been securely deleted or archived, we work to design appropriate measures to protect that information in light of the realistic capabilities of the adversary and within the limited resources that are available.
If this approach sounds familiar or appealing, please read on!
The work is fascinating and varied. Those we support are high risk and high profile, and threatened by highly-capable threat actors, including state security forces, corrupt corporations, and organised crime gangs. As a digital and information security consultant at Open Briefing, your primary responsibilities will be to:
Terms and remuneration
This is a remote, working-from-home consultancy role. We welcome applications from established consultants with a range of backgrounds, experiences, and profiles, and from anywhere in the world. The hours can vary from month to month, depending on demand and your availability; however, we are seeking applications from consultants wanting to be part of our team and to build long-term and valued working relationships with us and our clients. As such, this role will not suit those between jobs or searching for full-time employment.
You will receive £52.50 an hour (equivalent to £420 a day), a package of mental health and psychosocial support, and access to motivated colleagues working on the frontlines of information security.