Potential areas of focus
  • Enhancing the capacity of locally-based digital professionals as a partner to increase their knowledge and capacity;
  • Implementing, maintaining, and scaling up the day-to-day digital best-practices from within that enable an organization’s digital assets to defend against common “threats-of-the-day”;
  • Responding to digital emergencies and targeted attacks utilizing incident response best-practices to inform further protection measures; and/or,
  • Conducting highly-specialized digital forensics such as identifying and documenting malware and other vulnerabilities used in targeted attacks against rights defenders
Eligibility
  • Individuals of all ages irrespective of nationality, residency, creed, gender, or other factors, with the exception that OTF is not able to support applicants within countries that the has trade restrictions or export sanctions as determined by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC);
  • Individuals who demonstrate skill and ability to perform the relevant digital tasks;
  • Individuals who demonstrate a desire to grow their knowledge through mentorship and cross-discipline collaboration; and, Individuals who demonstrate a commitment to advance internet freedom globally;

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